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Anilocra apogonae

Anilocra apogonae ist eine parasitäre Fischassel.


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Five-lined cardinalfish (Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus) with parasite (Anilocra apogonae)

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lexID:
11627 
AphiaID:
257435 
Scientific:
Anilocra apogonae 
German:
Parasitäre Fischassel 
English:
Parasitic Isopod 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Isopoda (Order) > Cymothoidae (Family) > Anilocra (Genus) > apogonae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bruce, 1987 
Occurrence:
Australia, Barriera corallina, Coralsea, Mare degli Arafura, Papua Nuova Guinea, Queensland, Timor Est 
Sea depth:
0 - 1 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 3cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Parasitic 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-14 17:57:51 

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Anilocra apogonae Bruce, 1987

Parasitic cymothoid isopods (mancae) can injure or kill fishes.Cymothoid isopods Anilocra apogonae are regular ectoparasites of the cardinal fish Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus on the Great Barrier Reef.

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