- Volume 8 Issue 1
Only four copepod species associated with sea stars have beenknown from the north Pacific . The examination of Korean sea stars for copepod associates revealed two species ; Scottomyzson gibberum and a new species belonging to the genus Synstellicola. Both species are (re) described. S. gibberum , A sole member of the genus hitherto known only from the northeastern Atlantic , is recorded in this report to be associated with various sea stars and distributed widely in Korean seas.