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Name Blend, Chuck Blend, Chuck
Code No. 49
E-Mail chuck.blend@gordon.edu
Web page Collaborator's Webpage
Fax 011-1-978-867-4666
Institute Department of Biology 101 MacDonald Bldg Gordon College
Address 255 Grapevine Road Wenham, MA 01,
Country USA
Comments Dr. Blend's interest is Deep-Sea Parasitology. Specifically, the taxonomy & morphological systematics, evolutionary biology, ecology, and zoogeography of parasitic helminths (digeneans [main focus], cestodes, monogeneans, acanthocephalans, and nematodes) infecting a wide variety of deepwater organisms in general, and parasitizing fish in particular. I also have interests in the parasites of deep-sea chemosynthetic environments (e.g., hydrothermal vents, cold seeps, OMZs, whale & kelp falls, etc.). I would like to eventually be able to use submersibles in the exploration of chemosynthetic parasitic life and move deeper in the ocean to explore the parasites that exist in the abyssal and even hadal (trench) depths.
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