Hamish J Small

Summary

Affiliation: Gloucester Point
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Discovery of an opportunistic starfish pathogen, Orchitophrya stellarum, in captive blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus
    H J Small
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, P O Box 1346, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA Electronic address
    J Invertebr Pathol 114:178-85. 2013
  2. pmc Hematodinium sp. and its bacteria-like endosymbiont in European brown shrimp (Crangon crangon)
    Grant D Stentiford
    European Union Reference Laboratory for Crustacean Diseases, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UB, United Kingdom
    Aquat Biosyst 8:24. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification and partial characterisation of metalloproteases secreted by a Mesanophrys-like ciliate parasite of the Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 67:225-31. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Differences in enzyme activities between two species of Hematodinium, parasitic dinoflagellates of crustaceans
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 94:175-83. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Morphological and molecular characterization of Hematodinium perezi (Dinophyceae: Syndiniales), a dinoflagellate parasite of the harbour crab, Liocarcinus depurator
    Hamish J Small
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science VIMS, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia, 23062, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 59:54-66. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Advances in our understanding of the global diversity and distribution of Hematodinium spp. - significant pathogens of commercially exploited crustaceans
    Hamish J Small
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 110:234-46. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Reservoirs and alternate hosts for pathogens of commercially important crustaceans: a review
    Hamish J Small
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science VIMS, College of William and Mary, P O Box 1346, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 106:153-64. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of Hematodinium spp. in Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus and other crustaceans
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 69:185-95. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A parasitic scuticociliate infection in the Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus)
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 90:108-17. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The role of alternate hosts in the ecology and life history of Hematodinium sp., a parasitic dinoflagellate of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus)
    Katrina M Pagenkopp Lohan
    The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    J Parasitol 98:73-84. 2012

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Discovery of an opportunistic starfish pathogen, Orchitophrya stellarum, in captive blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus
    H J Small
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, P O Box 1346, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA Electronic address
    J Invertebr Pathol 114:178-85. 2013
    ..A field survey of blue crabs collected during the winters of 2011-2012 and sea stars (Asterias forbesi) during the winter of 2010 from the Chesapeake Bay and eastern shore of Virginia did not identify additional infected individuals. ..
  2. pmc Hematodinium sp. and its bacteria-like endosymbiont in European brown shrimp (Crangon crangon)
    Grant D Stentiford
    European Union Reference Laboratory for Crustacean Diseases, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UB, United Kingdom
    Aquat Biosyst 8:24. 2012
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  3. ncbi request reprint Identification and partial characterisation of metalloproteases secreted by a Mesanophrys-like ciliate parasite of the Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 67:225-31. 2005
    ..Consequently, these proteases may have important roles in several aspects of the host-parasite interaction including invasion, nutrient uptake by the ciliate, and pathogenesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Differences in enzyme activities between two species of Hematodinium, parasitic dinoflagellates of crustaceans
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 94:175-83. 2007
    ..In addition to providing information on the cellular metabolism of the parasite, the pattern of activities of these enzymes may also be useful in distinguishing among different species of Hematodinium...
  5. doi request reprint Morphological and molecular characterization of Hematodinium perezi (Dinophyceae: Syndiniales), a dinoflagellate parasite of the harbour crab, Liocarcinus depurator
    Hamish J Small
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science VIMS, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia, 23062, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 59:54-66. 2012
    ..perezi. The morphological and molecular characterization of H. perezi in one of the type hosts from Europe will allow for a better understanding of the phylogeny of these pathogens of commercially important Crustacea...
  6. doi request reprint Advances in our understanding of the global diversity and distribution of Hematodinium spp. - significant pathogens of commercially exploited crustaceans
    Hamish J Small
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 110:234-46. 2012
    ..However this is not exclusive, as both Hematodinium species can be found infecting multiple species from same location, as is the case in the English Channel...
  7. doi request reprint Reservoirs and alternate hosts for pathogens of commercially important crustaceans: a review
    Hamish J Small
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science VIMS, College of William and Mary, P O Box 1346, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 106:153-64. 2011
    ..In this paper we review what is known about reservoirs and alternate hosts for several important diseases of commercially important crustaceans and provide recommendations on future areas of research...
  8. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of Hematodinium spp. in Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus and other crustaceans
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 69:185-95. 2006
    ..infecting N. norvegicus. DNA probes detected Hematodinium parasites in heart, hepatopancreas and gill tissues from N. norvegicus, and hepatopancreas and gill tissues from Carcinus maenas, confirming Hematodinium infection in the latter...
  9. ncbi request reprint A parasitic scuticociliate infection in the Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus)
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 90:108-17. 2005
    ..and to the ciliate from N. norvegicus. Associated pathology included degeneration and necrosis of the myocardial heart muscle, and large numbers of ciliates in the gill filaments...
  10. doi request reprint The role of alternate hosts in the ecology and life history of Hematodinium sp., a parasitic dinoflagellate of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus)
    Katrina M Pagenkopp Lohan
    The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    J Parasitol 98:73-84. 2012
    ..Additionally, evidence indicates that it may be capable of infecting crustaceans within the Order Amphipoda...
  11. doi request reprint Conservation in the first internal transcribed spacer (ITS1) region of Hematodinium perezi (genotype III) from Callinectes sapidusĀ 
    Katrina M Pagenkopp Lohan
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 103:65-75. 2013
    ..perezi (III), infects blue crabs from Virginia to Texas and multiple alternate host species in Virginia...
  12. doi request reprint In vitro culture and developmental cycle of the parasitic dinoflagellate Hematodinium sp. from the blue crab Callinectes sapidus
    Caiwen Li
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, School of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, P O Box 1346, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    Parasitology 138:1924-34. 2011
    ..This may explain the rapid proliferation of the parasite in blue crab hosts. We also found that temperature and light intensity affected the growth and development of the parasite in vitro. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Detection of Panulirus argus Virus 1 (PaVI) in the Caribbean spiny lobster using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
    Caiwen Li
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 72:185-92. 2006
    ..This assay will facilitate our understanding of the pathogenesis of the viral disease and help in monitoring efforts directed at determining the prevalence of PaV1 in juvenile nurseries for this lobster...
  14. doi request reprint An unusual cuticular tumor-like growth on the abdomen of a lobster, Homarus americanus
    Jeffrey D Shields
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA Electronic address
    J Invertebr Pathol 114:245-9. 2013
    ..This represents the first tumor-like hamartoma reported from a lobster, and the second hamartoma reported from a crustacean. ..