argulus


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argulus

(ˈɑːɡjələs)
n
(Animals) any of various parasites of the genus Argulus of the family Argulidae which affect fish and are a major threat to their health.
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Species belonging to class 3 inhabit pristine conditions, species belonging to class 2 remain indifferent or gain biomass under moderate eutrophication, and species belonging to class 1 may be dominant over other species in heavily eutrophicated conditions Taxon Sensitivity Alderia modesta 3 Ancylus fluviatilis 3 Argulus spp.
DUE to a recent outbreak of the fish louse, argulus, in a Central Scotland stillwater, Menteith anglers will not be allowed to use their own drogues until they are disinfected by staff.
primelodi Ameriurus melas Gills Bangham & Venard, 1942 Argulus americanus Lepomis Skin Bangham & macrochirus Venard, 1942 A.
Comparative spermatology of a pentastomid, Raillietiella hemidactyli, and a branchiurian crustacean, Argulus foliaceus, with a discussion of pentastomid relationships.
A new species of Argulus is described based on 18 specimens taken from the salamander ("achoque" or "ajolote") Ambystoma dumerilii Duges, collected in Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico.
Ten species of Argulus Muller have been collected in Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies.
Both the invertebrate and vertebrate faunas of the lake have been investigated; however, the genus Argulus has not been recorded as a component of the fauna (Ueno 1939; Ancona and others 1940; Brehm 1942; Tressler 1954; Brandon 1970; Barbour 1973; Rosas and others 1985; Chacon-Torres and others 1991; Osorio-Sarabia and others 1986; Perez-Ponce de Leon and others 1994; Peresbarbosa-Rojas and others 1994; Espinosa-Huerta and others 1996; Peresbarbosa-Rojas and others 1997).
All pentastomes analyzed clustered together and formed their own branch, with Argulus sp.
Hamann, 1982 (Neoechinorhynchidae), um crustáceo: Argulus sp.
Entre os cinco gêneros que formam a subclasse Branchiura, o gênero Argulus é o que possui maior número de caracteres apomórficos e, conseqüentemente, o que apresenta estruturas mais eficientes à vida parasitária, dentro do grupo (Malta, 1983).
Neste trabalho, a intensidade e abundância parasitária foram baixas para o gênero Argulus.