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Salmon Louse

Lepeophtheirus salmonis

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Lepeophtheirus salmonis (salmon louse) is a species of Copepoda in the family Sea lice. It is found in marine habitat. It is a parasite.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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EOL has data for 5 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of salmon louse