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Lepeophtheirus pectoralis (Müller O.F., 1776)

Lepeophtheirus pectoralis (Müller O.F., 1776)
Description: A parasitical copepod from underneath the pectoral fin of a Flounder (Platichthys flesus (L.)), from the Belgian part of the North Sea (Hinder Banks). Length approx. 7 mm. 17 March 2010
Author: Hillewaert, Hans
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Copepoda taxa
Lepeophtheirus pectoralis (Müller O.F., 1776)Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Walter, T. Chad 2013-08-26

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