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epizoic

[¦ep·ə¦zō·ik]
(biology)
Living on the body of an animal.
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The foregoing implies that carapace roughness might be an important factor in determining the structure of epizoic assemblages.
New epizoic diatom (Bacillariophyta) species from sea turtles in the Eastern Caribbean and South Pacific.
These parasitized crabs were not studied for epizoic infestation, so the effect of the parasite on epizoic cannot be gauged from these studies.
Occurrence, distribution, and orientation of Poecilasma kaempferi Darwin (Cirripedia: Pedunculata) epizoic on Neolithodes grimaldi Milne-Edwards and Bouvier (Decapoda: Anomura) in the northeast Atlantic.
Hydrodynamic effects on the basibiont are not the only possible negative impacts of epizoic organisms.
The fine structure of the marine epizoic pennate diatom Pseudohimantidium pacificum in Korean coastal waters.
On the occurrence of epizoic algae and liverworts on the harvestmen Neosadocus aff.
Baldock BM: Peritrich ciliates epizoic on larvae of Brachycentrus subnubilus (Trichoptera): importance in relation to the total protozoan population in streams.
To test for dispersal-dependent differences among species in their response to fragmentation, we classified species according to dispersal by wind, vertebrates (epizoic or endozoic), ants, or if they lack any special mechanisms for dispersal (Willson et al.
The biology and functional morphology of Pteria hrevialala (Bivalvia: Pterioidea), epizoic on gorgonians in Hong Kong.