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Caligus isonyx   Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Maxillopoda | Siphonostomatoida | Caligidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Host.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic and Pacific Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.540000021457672 cm TL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Primary parasite of great barracudas. Primary parasite of great barracudas (Ref. 359). Members of the subclass Copepoda are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male glues spermatophores to the female's venter. Life cycle: Eggs undergo six naupliar and five larval stages before becoming an adult (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the subclass Copepoda are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male glues spermatophores to the female's venter. Life cycle: Eggs undergo six naupliar and five larval stages before becoming an adult.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Williams, E.H. Jr. and L. Bunkley-Williams. 1996. (Ref. 359)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown