Sarcotaces sp. (Copepoda) on the head of Physiculus rastrelliger from El Salvador.

  title={Sarcotaces sp. (Copepoda) on the head of Physiculus rastrelliger from El Salvador.},
  author={Markus Moser},
  journal={Canadian journal of zoology},
  volume={55 1},
  • M. Moser
  • Published 1977
  • Biology
  • Canadian journal of zoology
This is the first report of Sarcotaces sp. (Copepoda) from the head of a host. It was found in Physiculus rastrelliger from off E1 Salvador. 
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