epizoic


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epizoic

[¦ep·ə¦zō·ik]
(biology)
Living on the body of an animal.
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These parasitized crabs were not studied for epizoic infestation, so the effect of the parasite on epizoic cannot be gauged from these studies.
Taxa Occurrence Remarks Class Hydrozoa Owen, 1843 "Superorder Anthoathecata" Cornelius, 1992 "Order Filifera" Kuhn, 1913 Family Bougainvilliidae Lutken, 1850 Bougainvillia muscus RG Immature colonies, (Allman, 1863) epizoic on H.
Occurrence, distribution, and orientation of Poecilasma kaempferi Darwin (Cirripedia: Pedunculata) epizoic on Neolithodes grimaldi Milne-Edwards and Bouvier (Decapoda: Anomura) in the northeast Atlantic.
Seasonality, substrate preference and attachment sites of epizoic diatoms on cladoceran zooplankton.
The fine structure of the marine epizoic pennate diatom Pseudohimantidium pacificum in Korean coastal waters.
Henebry MS and BT Ridgeway: Epizoic ciliated protozoa of planktonic copepods and cladocerans and their possible use as indicators of organic water pollution.
Effects of the epizoic ciliate Epistylis daphinae, on growth, reproduction and mortality of Boeckella triarticulata (Thompson) (Copepoda: Calanoida).
This was attributed mostly to the production of secondary metabolites, presumably as a means of protection from predation, colonization by epizoic organisms or to reduce competition for space (Wahl et al.
5% supported epizoic carapacial growth of Basicladia rumulosa.
Effect of the epizoic rotifer Brachionus rubens on the population growth of three cladoceran species.