Studies on the cymothoid fish Symbionts of the Eastern Pacific (Crustacea :Isopoda : Cymothoidae)

II, systematics and biology of Lironeca vulgaris Stimpson 1857 by Richard C. Brusca

Publisher: Allan Hancock Foundation, Publisher: Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies, University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Calif

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Subjects:

  • Cymothoidae.,
  • Fishes -- Parasites -- Pacific Ocean.,
  • Lironeca vulgaris.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-19).

Other titlesSystematics and biology of Lironeca vulgaris Stimpson 1857.
Statementby Richard C. Brusca.
SeriesOccasional papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation -- n.s. no. 2
ContributionsAllan Hancock Foundation., University of Southern California. Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19017680M

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Studies on the Cymothoid Fish Symbionts of the Eastern Pacific (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) I. Biology of Nerocila californica Crustaceana 34 (2)E. Brill, Leiden STUDIES ON THE CYMOTHOID FISH SYMBIONTS OF THE EASTERN. Studies On the Cymothoid Fish Symbionts of the Eastern Pacific (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) I.

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Cited by:   Expanded generic diagnoses are provided for eastern Pacific taxa. An introductory section presents a review of the world literature on the family Cymothoidae, including discussions of morphology, taxonomy, natural history, evolution, and zoogeography.

Confusion regarding the genus Ichthyoxenos is discussed, and several species removed to by:   Expanded generic diagnoses are provided for eastern Pacific taxa.

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Cymothoid isopods are obligate fish parasites, occurring in all oceans with the exception of polar waters. The family is primarily marine, with limited occurrence in African and Asian freshwaters, but a moderate diversity in tropical South American river systems, notably the Amazon and its tributaries.

Fish tongue biters (parasitic crustacean isopod of the family Cymothoidae) were discovered in the s and first named by Linnaeus (), but have recently gained much publicity from Brusca and Gilligan’s () description of Cymothoa exigua as a tongue-replacing isopod from the eastern Pacific.

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Biology of Nerocila californica Chace, Fenner A., Jr., Waldo L. Schmitt 25 June ?5 August Behavior. Using its front claws, C. exigua severs the blood vessels in the fish's tongue, causing the tongue to atrophy from lack of blood.

The parasite then replaces the fish's tongue by attaching its own body to the muscles of the tongue stub. It appears that the parasite does not cause much other damage to the host fish, but it has been reported by Lanzing and O'Connor () that infested. It parasitizes a wide variety of fish hosts in two classes, 10 orders, 20 families, and 39 species in the eastern Pacific.

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oestroides is a crustacean isopod, obligate ectoparasite of marine fish that dwells in the buccal cavity. It is the causative agent of various pathologies including tissue damage at the parasitisation site (tongue), growth defects, decrease in mean host weight and size and increases mortalities in farmed and wild fish populations.

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