Cymothoa spinipalpa sp. nov. (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) a buccal cavity parasite of the marine fish, Oligoplites saurus (Bloch & Schneider) (Osteichthyes, Carangidae) of Rio Grande do Norte State, Brazil Cymothoa spinipalpa sp. nov. (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) um parasito da cavidade bucal do peixe marinho, Oligoplites saurus (Bloch & Schneider) (Osteichthyes, Carangidae) do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil

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Vernon E. Thatcher; Gustavo S. de Araújo; José T. A. X. de Lima; Sathyabama Chellappa;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Zoologia
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Zoologia (issn: 0101-8175)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0101-81752007000100032
  • Subject: Q | isopod parasite | Science | Oceano Atlântico | marine fish parasite | QL1-991 | Atlantic Ocean | isópodo parasito | parasito de peixe marinho | Zoology

Cymothoa spinipalpa sp. nov. (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) a buccal cavity parasite of the marine fish, Oligoplites saurus, is described on the basis of eight male specimens and one female. The fish hosts were captured in the coastal waters of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte State,... View more
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