fishhook flea


fishhook flea
a crustacean (Cercopagis pengoi, Cladocera) from the Black and Caspian seas now introduced to North American lakes. Their tails are long, spiny and shaped like a fish hook and they hook themselves together, clogging fish nets and lines

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fishhook waterflea — Taxobox name = Fishhook Waterflea image width = 240px image caption = Cercopagis pengoi (above) Bythotrephes sp. (below) regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Branchiopoda infraclassis = Diplostraca ordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bythotrephes cederstroemi — Taxobox | name = Bythotrephes cederstroemi regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Branchiopoda ordo = Cladocera familia = Cercopagididae genus = Bythotrephes species = B. cederstroemi binomial = Bythotrephes… …   Wikipedia


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