Branchiura

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Noun1.Branchiura - copepods with suctorial mouthpartsBranchiura - copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes
animal order - the order of animals
Copepoda, subclass Copepoda - minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
fish louse - a kind of copepod
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The major crustaceans parasites commonly encountered in cultured and wild fish are: copepods (ergasilidea and lernaeidae), branchiura (argulidae) and isopods).
Os peixes de um lago de varzea da Amazonia central (Lago Janauaca, Rio Solimoes) e suas relacoes com os crustaceos ectoparasitas (Branchiura: Argulidae).