, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 161–165 | Cite as

Description of a new species of Lepeophtheirus (copepoda: caligidae) from Kerala

  • M. Shahul Hameed


A new species of Lepeophtheirus collected from Plotosus anguillaris (Bloch) by the author is described in detail. All the related species of the genus are compared with Lepeophtheirus anguilli sp. nov.


Copepod fish parasite Lepeophtheirus anguilli sp. nov Host:-Plotosus anguillaris (Bloch) Locality:-West coast of India 


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