Ceratothoa retusa   (Schioedte & Meinert,  1883) (Isopod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Isopoda
Family:Cymothoidae

Description
Size: Max length 1.1 cm TL (male); 3.38 cm TL (female)


Synonym (s)
Codonophilus hemiramphi Pillai, 1954
Cteatessa retusa Schioedte & Meinert, 1883
Cymothoa (Ceratothoa) retusa Schioedte & Meinert, 1879

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Kerala INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Bruce, NL and Bowman,TE (1989) Species of the parasitic isopod genera Ceratothoa and Glossobius (Crustacea: Cymothidae) from the mouths of flying fishes and Halfbeaks (Beloniformes) Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 489 39841 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2010-11-01

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