A new nematode species discovered

A new nematode species discovered

September 1, 2021
News Science

A new nematode species has been discovered on cold-water bamboo corals collected during various surveys in Davis Strait and in the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. The roundworms were notably found during rock dredge operations from the 2019 Arctic Expedition on the CCGS Amundsen.

Researchers describe the new species called Aborjinia corallicola sp. n. in a paper recently published in Systematic Parasitology.

Read the full paper here.