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Title: New host records for Nerocila depressa Milne Edwards, 1840 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cymothoidae) from Digha coast, Bay of Bengal, India
Authors: Balakrishnan, S
Tudu, P C
Keywords: Bay of Bengal;Cymothoid;Digha coast;Isopod parasite;New host
Issue Date: Apr-2020
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Nerocila is a large genus in Cymothoidae. The Cymothoidae are ectoparasitic isopods of marine, freshwater, or brackish-water teleost fishes. A new host of Nerocila depressa was identified from the two different body areas such as the upper pectoral fin and between pectoral and pelvic fin of the host fishes of a Lepturacanthus pantului and Lagocephalus lunaris, from Digha coast, Bay of Bengal, India.
Page(s): 698-702
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.49(04) [April 2020]

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