Tag: Morgan Hicok

  • Effect of Water Level on Cercarial Infection in Freshwater Snails

    By Morgan Hicok Faculty Mentor: Abbie Tomba Abstract Flatworms are internal parasites with complex, multi-host lifecycles. Most infect freshwater snails as their first intermediate host. The presence of flatworms allows us to draw conclusions about stream health and functioning, and serves as an ecological indicator. This study addresses water level and flow in relation to…