Caligidae

Caligidae

[kə′lij·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of fish ectoparasites belonging to the crustacean suborder Caligoida.
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On the identity of the common Caligus (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Caligidae) from salmonid netpen system in southern Chile.
In the Caligidae, the life cycle follows a generalized pattern, but adults of many species like Caligus undulatus seem to exhibit a dual mode of life involving host switching.
A new Lepeophtheirus (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Caligidae) from Isla del Coco National Park, Costa Rica, Eastern Tropical Pacific.
In aquaculture some treatments have been introduced to control infestations such as sea lice (Copepoda: Caligidae).
North American parasitic copepods belonging to the family Caligidae. Part 1.--The Caliginae.
Differential infectivity of Caligus flexispina (Copepoda, Caligidae) in three farmed salmonids in Chile.
The family Caligidae are predominantly external parasites of fishes, inhabiting the outer surface, the mouth, the gills and opercular cavity of their hosts (Boxshall and Halsey, 2004).