There are main groups of parasitic crustaceans affecting commercially important aquaculture species, most of which are external parasites are the branchiura
, copepod and isopod .
sowerbyi has a worldwide distribution in tropical and subtropical fresh waters (Brinkhurst and Jamieson 1971) and is considered to be widespread in North America (Kathman and Brinkhurst 1998).
de la clase Branchiura
, las dos primeras en branquias y la ultima en piel.
The dorsal pores on the caudal rami have not been reported previously in the genus Argulus nor in any other member of the Branchiura
, but similar pores on the ventral surface of the caudal rami of Unicolax collateralis Cressey and Boyle Cressey (Copepoda: Bomolochidae) were shown by Cressey and Boyle Cressey (1980, their Fig.
Parasitism by argulids (Crustacea: Branchiura
) in piranhas (Osteichthyes: Serrasalmidae) captured in the Caicara Bay, upper Paraguay river, Pantanal, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.
Os Argulideos (Crustacea: Branchiura
) da Amazonia Brasileira.
In the temporal scale, besides Chironomus gigas, Branchiura
sowerbyi and Chironomus were also constant.
Evaluation of the haematological parameters in Piaractus mesopotamicus Holmberg (Osteichthyes: Characidae) with Argulus sp (Crustacea, Branchiura
) infestation and treatment with organophosphate.
Phylogenetic analysis showed that pentastomes formed their own branch in proximity to the Branchiura
and Remipedia, a finding which is consistent with results of a previous study by others who investigated A.
Krebstiere, Crustacea: Kiemen- und Blattfusser, Branciopoda Fischlause, Branchiura
. VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag, Jena, Germany.
Dynamics of a fish ectoparasite population opportunistic parasitism in Argulus japonicus (Branchiura