We describe a die-off of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus carissima) associated with acute intoxication with microcystin-LR in 2016 at Scofield Reservoir in Utah. High levels of this cyanotoxin in water from the reservoir and gastrointestinal content of bats supported this diagnosis.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Mortality of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus carissima) naturally exposed to microcystin-LR|
|Series title||Journal of Wildlife Diseases|
|Publisher||Wildlife Disease Association|
|Contributing office(s)||National Wildlife Health Center|
|Other Geospatial||Scofield Reservoir|