Maxillopoda | Siphonostomatoida
Williams, E.H. Jr. and L. Bunkley-Williams. 1996. (Ref. 359)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 359)
Climate / Range
Western Central Pacific and Atlantic: New Caledonia, Puerto Rico and Jamaica; Caribbean.
Assumed maximum total length from Ref. 359. Ectoparasitic on Caranx hippos (Ref. 3477). 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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)