|Appears in Collections:||Aquaculture Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Ultrastructure of the cuticle of chalimus larva of the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer, 1837) (Copepoda, Caligidae)|
|Citation:||Bron J, Shinn A & Sommerville C (2000) Ultrastructure of the cuticle of chalimus larva of the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer, 1837) (Copepoda, Caligidae), Contributions to Zoology, 69 (1/2), pp. 39-49.|
|Abstract:||The cuticle of the chalimus II stage of Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae) comprised a four-layered epicuticle with a pronounced fuzzy coat which was separated from the outer and inner procuticles by a layer of transitional procuticle. The cuticle is underlain by a single-layered epidermis which overlies integumental glands and chromatophores. The structure of this cuticle is very similar to that described for free-living copepods and does not display the modifications associated with more highly transformed parasitic species.|
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