Tiny Parasite Pleistophora mulleri Can Turn Freshwater Shrimp to Cannibalism

In a new study published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, scientists from the University of Leeds, Queen’s University Belfast and Stellenbosch University in South Africa have investigated the effects of a tiny parasite on the cannibalism rate of its host, the freshwater shrimp Gammarus duebeni celticus. The results show that the parasite not [...] —> Read More