Dataset: Long-term PaV1 survey
Deployment: Butler_FloridaBay

Long-term PaV1 lobster surveys Florida bayside, 1999-2014
Principal Investigator: 
Mark Butler (Old Dominion University, ODU)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Donald Behringer (University of Florida, UF)
Claire B. Paris-Limouzy (University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, UM-RSMAS)
Jeffery Shields (Virginia Institute of Marine Science, VIMS)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
Version Date: 

From 1999-2014, lobsters were briefly captured in Florida Bay. Measurements taken included sex, length, molt condition, evidence of injury and disease.  PaV1 virus PCR results were logged.

Related References:

Portions of these data have been reported in the following publication:

Behringer, D.C., M.J. Butler, J. Shields, and J. Moss. 2011. A review of Panulirus argus Virus 1 – a Decade after its Discovery. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 94: 153–160.

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