On the identity of the common Caligus (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Caligidae
) from salmonid netpen system in southern Chile.
has been reported parasitizing several marine fish species being found in high parasitic levels.
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.
New Species of Metacaligus (Caligidae
, Copepoda) Parasitic on the Cutlassfish (Trichiurus lepturus) of Taiwan, with a Cladistic Analysis of the Family Caligidae
The Families of Caligidae
and Lernanthropidae share the same Order, Siphonostomatoida [3, 4].
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).