R S Kirk

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Survival and transmission of Anguillicola crassus Kuwahara, Niimi & Itagaki, 1974 (Nematoda) in seawater eels
    R S Kirk
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, Hatherly Laboratories, UK
    Parasitology 120:289-95. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of salinity on hatching, survival and infectivity of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda: Dracunculoidea) larvae
    R S Kirk
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    Dis Aquat Organ 40:211-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint The osmotic relationship of the swimbladder nematode Anguillicola crassus with seawater eels
    R S Kirk
    School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Parasitology 124:339-47. 2002

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Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Survival and transmission of Anguillicola crassus Kuwahara, Niimi & Itagaki, 1974 (Nematoda) in seawater eels
    R S Kirk
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, Hatherly Laboratories, UK
    Parasitology 120:289-95. 2000
    ..crassus has been facilitated by natural movement of eels in coastal waters. It is possible that A. crassus could impair the success of the eel spawning migration to the Sargasso Sea, although there is no direct evidence to support this...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of salinity on hatching, survival and infectivity of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda: Dracunculoidea) larvae
    R S Kirk
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    Dis Aquat Organ 40:211-8. 2000
    ..crassus and supports the hypothesis that A. crassus can be disseminated and transmitted in brackish water. The importance of regular monitoring and stringent hygiene practices in the transportation of eels is emphasized...
  3. ncbi request reprint The osmotic relationship of the swimbladder nematode Anguillicola crassus with seawater eels
    R S Kirk
    School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Parasitology 124:339-47. 2002
    ..The adaptation of A. crassus to its euryhaline host has played an important part in the rapid spread of the swimbladder nematode in populations of the European eel...