mudworm


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mudworm

1. polychete worms, especially Polydora websteri which infect the shells of molluscs and can cause significant losses.
2. Lumbriculus variegatus.
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In their place, farmers developed the intertidal stick and tray culture system (Nell, 1993) to avoid problems with the mudworm and developed a thriving industry.
Oyster condition, presence/absence of mudworm, and bird roosts on leases are possible confounders that could be investigated.