Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sea Fleas

  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_4671

Some of the over 6000 species of so-called Amphipoda are living as parasites. Especially members of the family Cyamidae are parasites of cetaceans.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany