Science

First record of invasive shell-boring worm in the Wadden Sea means trouble for oyster

First record of invasive shell-boring worm in the Wadden Sea means trouble for oyster

n October 2014, the suspicion arose that the parasite worm Polydora websteri had found its way to the Wadden Sea. Researchers from the German Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) and the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), confirm in a publication in Marine Biodiversity, that they have found the shell-borer in oysters near Sylt and Texel and that it has arrived in European waters.

Read More…….
EurekAlert!, the online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society,