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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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Moreover, the material collected by the Commission made it possible to undertake a complete revision of Brazilian crustaceans of the family Argulidae and also furthered Museu Paulista director Hermann Von Ihering's work with mollusks (the Commission supplied him with data on 20 species, 3 of them new and very rare).
Casi todos los miembros de la Familia Argulidae estan entre los mas peligrosos ectoparasitos de peces de agua dulce y salada.