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Salmon lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis

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posted on 23.09.2022, 08:01 authored by E. Egidius
Salmon lice has a life cycle of 10 stages. The first three stages are planktonic, the next four are attached to the host, and the three final ones are free living on the host. The parasite is host specific.

History

Issue

26

Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee

  • ASG

Published under the auspices of the following ICES Expert Group or Strategic Initiative

WGPDMO

Series

ICES Identification Leaflets for Diseases and Parasites in Fish and Shellfish

Series Editor/s

Carl J. Sindermann

ISBN

978-87-7482-669-9

ISSN

0109-2510

Recommended citation

Egidius, E. 1985. Salmon lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis. ICES Identification Leaflets for Diseases and Parasites in Fish and Shellfish, No. 26. 4 pp. https://doi.org/10.17895/ices.pub.5198