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Redescription of Ceratothoa carinata (Bianconi, 1869) and Ceratothoa oxyrrhynchaena Koelbel, 1878 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae), buccal-attaching fish parasites new to Australia

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Martin, MB and Bruce, NL and Nowak, BF, Redescription of Ceratothoa carinata (Bianconi, 1869) and Ceratothoa oxyrrhynchaena Koelbel, 1878 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae), buccal-attaching fish parasites new to Australia, Zootaxa, 3683, (4) pp. 395-410. ISSN 1175-5326 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3683.4.4

Abstract

Ceratothoa carinata (Bianconi, 1869) and Ceratothoa oxyrrhynchaena Koelbel, 1878 are recorded for the first time from Australia and redescribed. Ceratothoa curvicauda Nunomura, 2006 is synonymised with Ceratothoa carinata. Brief ac-counts are given on the distribution and hosts of these species.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Fisheries Sciences
Research Field:Fish Pests and Diseases
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Fisheries - Wild Caught
Objective Field:Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Author:Martin, MB (Miss Melissa Martin)
Author:Nowak, BF (Professor Barbara Nowak)
ID Code:86382
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:NC Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability
Deposited On:2013-09-11
Last Modified:2018-03-28
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