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
ID Code:1004
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:10 Jun 2010 10:04
Last Modified:11 Jun 2010 15:36

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