Ellobiopsidae from the Pacific

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Science  14 Sep 1962:
Vol. 137, Issue 3533, pp. 867-868
DOI: 10.1126/science.137.3533.867


The parasite Amallocystis capillosus has appeared on the shrimp Pasiphaea pacifica. This is the first report of this group of parasites from the northeastern Pacific Ocean. The parasite causes a morphological modification of the rostrum of the host.