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Feeding behavior of lake whitefish and lake herring in Torch Lake, Michigan

Progressive Fish-Culturist

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Abstract

It is proposed that Haemoproteus nettionis (Johnston and Cleland, 1909) Coatney, 1936 be accepted as the correct name for the Haemoproteus of Anatidae. A list of synonyms and amended description of the parasite is given. Infections are reported from wood ducks (Aix sponsa) and from domestic ducks and geese, the last representing a new host record. Natural transmission was demonstrated at the Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, Maryland. Possible seasonal variation is suggested with active carriers present as early as mid-April among adult wood ducks and most active transmission occurring in June and early July with limited transmission earlier or later.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Feeding behavior of lake whitefish and lake herring in Torch Lake, Michigan
Series title:
Progressive Fish-Culturist
Volume
34
Issue:
3
Year Published:
1972
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Great Lakes Science Center
Description:
151 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Progressive Fish-Culturist
First page:
151 p.