Browsing Department of Biology by Subject "Marine parasitter"
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An investigation into the parasitic barnacle, Anelasma squalicola; prevalence, infection behaviour and effects on its host, Etmopterus spinax, in Lusterfjord, Norway. (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-27)Anelasma squalicola is a recently evolved parasite. Very little is known of its biology due to its normally low prevalence in deep sea lantern sharks (family: Etmopteridae), in which it is found embedded in the skin. A ...Master thesis
(The University of Bergen, 2016-06-30)Objectives and Summary The pedunculate barnacle, Anelasma squalicola, is found parasitizing various squaloid sharks of the family Etmopteridae. Its peduncle has been modified to bury in the flesh of its host, and has ...Master thesis
Tissue tropism and non-lethal detection of Nucleospora cyclopteri (Microsporidia) in lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus L.) (The University of Bergen, 2018-06-13)In the present study, wild-caught mature lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) from a brood fish fishery in Norway were examined for the microsporidian parasite Nucleospora cyclopteri. This was done in order to reveal the tissue ...Master thesis