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-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > 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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