Sarcotretes scopeli, a lernaeid copepod new to Norway
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Sarcotretes scopeli, parasitic on Benthosema glaciale, is recorded for the first time in Norway. 3.6% of the catch from the Bergen area and 1.9% from Sognefjorden was infested. The parasite seems to retard the growth and hinder maturation of the gonads of the host.