Removal of the parasite by hand with forceps may control Lernaeidae
infections with careful monitoring of the wound .
The majority of the cyclopoid family Lernaeidae have undergone extensive morphological adaptations hiding their close affinity with the genus Cyclops a well-known live-food.
New Host Records for Lernaea cyprinacea (Copepoda), a Parasite of Freshwater Fishes, with a Checklist of the Lernaeidae in Japan (1915 - 2007).
is a major family of cyclopoid copepods associated with freshwater fish.
The copepod, family lernaeidae
have many representative species that are parasites.
A companion report on the Lernaeidae
(Wilson, 1917) described 13 Atlantic and Pacific Albatross species, of which 9 were new species.
thurstonae Ergens, 1981 and Scutogyrus longicornis Paperna and Thurston, 1969 (Monogenoidea: Dactylogyridae), as well as Lernaeidae