Copepod – Fish Parasite

Marine Wildlife / Copepod - Fish Parasite
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Name:
Copepod – Fish Parasite
Scientific Name:
Lernaeenicus hemiramphi
Reference Number:
LLJ-026
Product Code: 7498
Description

Phylum Crustacea; Class Maxilopoda; Subclass Copepoda; Order Siphonostomatoida; Family Pennellidae - Female Copepod Fish Parasite photographed in situ attached firmly to fish with paired filiform egg sacs extruding from its genital region; these Copepods were parasitizing Southern Sea Garfish Hyporhamphus melanochir caught west of Hillarys Boat Harbour, Perth; Western Australia - Distribution in Australia: south of the Tropic of Capricorn


Additional Details

Image Order: 100
Scientific Name: Lernaeenicus hemiramphi
Reference Number: LLJ-026
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