Overview

Distribution

Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway)
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Argulus megalops Smith, 1874
Catalog Number: USNM 6179
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol); Slide
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1871
Locality: Vineyard Sound, Surface, Massachusetts, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
  • Holotype:
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Ecology

Habitat

ectoparasite
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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