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Prevalence of Botulism in Fish in the Lower Great Lakes

This project will investigate the role that fish play in mortalities   of waterfowl on Lake Erie from the causative agent of botulism, C.   botulinum. This project fills a critical research gap and will   provide government agencies with information essential for managing   natural resources and protecting human health.    (Type E); (botulism); (C. botulinum); (Type E botulism); (Lake   Erie); (waterfowl); (bird); (birds);     

Status
In progress
Type
Project
Start Date
End Date
Scope of Study
Field Investigation
Laboratory Investigation
Scale of Phenomena
Organism
Resource Management
Wildlife
Lake Basin Connecting Channels
Lake Erie
Lake Ontario
State Province
New York
Region Being Monitored
Near and OpenShore Waters
Nearshore Terrestrial
Resource Being Monitored
Fisheries
Human Health
Wildlife
Beneficial Use Impairment Assessments
Loss of Fish and Wildlife Habitat
Annex Numbers
Research & Development
Annex 17
Mass transfer of pollutants between GL Basin Ecosystem components
General
Monitoring
Annex
  • Annex Numbers
    Annex Numbers
    Research & Development
  • Annex 17
    Annex 17
    Mass transfer of pollutants between GL Basin Ecosystem components

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