Rocinela signata (Isopoda: Aegidae) parasitizing the gills of the spotted goatfish Pseudupeneus maculatus (Actinopterygii: Mullidae) in Northeastern Brazil.

@article{Cardoso2017RocinelaS,
  title={Rocinela signata (Isopoda: Aegidae) parasitizing the gills of the spotted goatfish Pseudupeneus maculatus (Actinopterygii: Mullidae) in Northeastern Brazil.},
  author={Lucas T. A. Cardoso and Mauricio Martins and J{\'e}ssica E S DE Aqu{\'i}no Golzio and Carolina N C Bomfim and Ricardo Lourenço de Oliveira and Leilane B G Dos Santos and Ana Carolina Figueiredo Lacerda},
  journal={Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias},
  year={2017},
  volume={89 3 Suppl},
  pages={2075-2080}
}
Parasitic isopods of fishes usually show wide distribution and low host specificity. This study investigated the occurrence of gill parasites in 120 specimens of spotted goatfish Pseudupeneus maculatus, marine fish of great economic importance for fishery community. The fish were captured monthly in the Coast of Pernambuco State, Northeast Brazil, between… CONTINUE READING