Researchers Mentioned In Story About Oyster Pathogen

Two UMaine researchers were mentioned in a Working Waterfront column about the state’s oyster industry and an outbreak of the pathogen Haplosporidium nelson, known as MSX. The column, which was co-authored by Catherine Schmitt of the UMaine-based Maine Sea Grant, mentioned the work that Dana Morse of the Sea Grant Extension program, and Debbie Bouchard, the director of the Animal Aquatic Health Laboratory at UMaine, are doing to assess the problem and minimize its impacts.