Argulus (Fish Louse) Infections in Fish
Adult Argulus sp.
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Steckler, Natalie, and Roy P. Yanong. 2013. “Argulus (Fish Louse) Infections in Fish: FA184, 11/2012”. EDIS 2013 (2). Gainesville, FL.


Argulus species (Family: Argulidae), more commonly known as fish lice, are members of a large group of branchiuran parasites that infest and cause disease in fish. The argulids are crustaceans and are related to crabs, lobsters, and shrimp. This 5-page fact sheet was written by Natalie Steckler and Roy P. E. Yanong and published by the UF Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, November 2012.
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