Lobster import: two outbreaks of Gaffkemia in Norway
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In autumn 1976 two small consigmnents of Homarus americanus were imported from Canada to two different lobster ponds in Western Norway. The import was followed by outbreaks of gaffkemia in Homarus vulgaris in the same places. The affected areas have been disinfected and are out of use until October this year.