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LIFE CYCLE OF CYAMUS SCAMMON ! ( AMPHIPODA : CYAMIDAE ) , ECTOPARASITE OF GRAY WHALE , WITH A REMARK ON THE ASSOCIATED SPECIES

@inproceedings{Leung2017LIFECO,
  title={LIFE CYCLE OF CYAMUS SCAMMON ! ( AMPHIPODA : CYAMIDAE ) , ECTOPARASITE OF GRAY WHALE , WITH A REMARK ON THE ASSOCIATED SPECIES},
  author={Yuk-maan Leung},
  year={2017}
}
G_vamus scammoni, parasitic exclusively on gray whale, was studied under the provision of special scientific permit. Its life cycle was completed during the journey of winter migration. C. ceti and C. kessleri, messmates of C. scammoni, followed the same pattern in many respects. Significantly, the whale-lice can survive out of water for several days though other am phi pods are poorly adapted for terrestrial life. The cyamid causes certain damage to the cutaneous tissue of the host when the… Expand

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