Cyamus


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Related to Cyamus: whale louse
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Noun1.Cyamus - whale liceCyamus - whale lice        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Amphipoda, order Amphipoda - small flat-bodied semiterrestrial crustaceans: whale lice; sand-hoppers; skeleton shrimp
whale louse - amphipod crustacean parasitic on cetaceans
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Table A2 Queries used to search the assembled translated transcriptomes Taxon Protein Arthropoda Archispirosrepnts gigas Hc subunit type I Cherax quadricarinatus Hc Cupiennius salei Hc subunit 1 Cyamus scammoni Hc Limulus polyphemus Hc II Macrobrachium nipponense Hc Nebalia kensleyi Hc Penaeus monodon Hc Periplaneta americana Hc subunit 1 precursor Scutigera coleoptrata Hc subunit A Zootermopsis nevadensis Hc Mollusca Aplysia California!
We present findings on the prevalence and abundance of cyamid ectoparasites (Cyamus ceti) or "whale lice" on bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) harvested for subsistence in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas from 1973 to 2015.
CI beluga whales were free of ectoparasites, although both the whale louse, Cyamus sp., and acorn barnacles, Coronula reginae, have been observed on beluga whales located outside of Alaska (Klinkhart (10)).
Fernandez (1) (1) Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, San Bernardino, CA (2) Saudi Geological Survey, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 5:00-7:00 Poster Session Friday, May 2, 2008 Location: Ballroom Session: Poster Session 63 E GENETIC VARIATION AND SYSTEMATIC DIVERSITY IN THE AMPHIPOD GENUS CYAMUS, USING MITOCHONDRIAL AND NUCLEAR GENE SEQUENCE ANALYSIS.
Prevalence and Abundance of Cyamid "Whale Lice" (Cyamus ceti) on Subsistence Harvested Bowhead Whales {Balaena mysticetus).