Taeniacanthus dentatus sp. nov., a copepod parasite of the fish Bembrops caudimaculata Steindachner

Sebastian, M J (1964) Taeniacanthus dentatus sp. nov., a copepod parasite of the fish Bembrops caudimaculata Steindachner. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 6 (1). pp. 94-97.

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Abstract

Bassett-Smith (1898) was the first to describe a piscicolous taeniacanthid, Irodes tetradontis (Bassett-Smith), from the Indian region. However, taeniacanthid copepods of the genus Taeniacanthus Sumpf, 1871, have never been reported from Indian fishes until quite recently, when eight species of taeniacanthids belonging to five different genera, including one new genus and seven new species, were described. by Pillai (1963) from South Indian fishes. Of these, three belonged to the genus Taeniacanthus iind were new. Herein is described a fourth species, T. dentatu

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Taeniacanthus dentatus; copepod parasite; caudimaculata steindachner
Subjects: Fish Diseases
Copepods
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
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Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2010 04:34
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:09
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1004

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