Aegidae

Aegidae

[′ē·jə·dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of isopod crustaceans in the suborder Flabellifera whose members are economically important as fish parasites.
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Isopods Aegidae from which Rocinela signata belongs are considered temporary or facultative parasites with low host specificity.
The genus Rocinela (Crustacea: Isopoda: Aegidae) in the tropical eastern Pacific.
Isopods (Isopoda: Aegidae, Cymothoidae, Gnathiidae) associated with Venezuelan marine fishes (Elasmobranchii, Actinopterygii).
Occurrence of the isopod parasite Rocinela signata (Isopoda: Aegidae) on marine fish Sparisoma frondosum (Osteichthyes: Scaridae).
The aim of this study were: i) assessment of monthly variations in water quality parameters of lake, ii) identification and determination of parasitic Isopod burden (Aegidae: Alitropus typhus) on freshwater fishes, iii) impact of water quality parameters in relation to parasitic isopod infestation in freshwater fishes of Chashma Lake, northwest of Pakistan.
For the sustainable development of aquaculture system, studies on parasitic isopod; Aegidae and its interaction with their fish host in freshwater lakes is of extreme importance.
Table II.- Infestation rate of Alitropus typus (lsopoda; Aegidae) in freshwater fishes of Chashma Lake, Pakistan.
Cymothoa indica (Isopoda; Cymothoidae) and Alitropus typus (lsopoda; Aegidae) on freshwater fish Tilapia mossambica (Cichlidae) in Vellar estuary, Southeast coast of India.
Livoneca redmanni Leach (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) Rocinela signata Schioedte & Meinert (Isopoda, Aegidae), ectoparasitos de Scomberomorus brasiliensis Collette, Russo & Zavala-Camin (Ostheichthyes, Scombridae) no Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil.
Artropoda / Crustacea Isopoda Aegidae Rocinela signata Bopyridae Probopyrus pandalicola Corallanidae Alcirona krebsii Excorallana costata Excorallana tricornis Tridentella virginata Cymothoidae Anilocra abudefdufi Anilocra haemuli Cymothoa exigua Cymothoa excisa Cymothoa oestrum Livoneca redmani Livoneca sp.
<0.01 Aegidae <0.01 Stomatopoda 7.95 4.82 Larvas 0.21 0.72 Squillidae 0.6 2.65 Squilla biformis; Bigelow, 1891 1.61 1.10 S.
Livoneca redmanni Leach (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) e Rocinela signata Schioedte & Meinert (Isopoda, Aegidae), ectoparasitos de Scomberomorus brasiliensis Collete, Russo & Zavala-Camin (Osteichthyes, Scombridae) no Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil.