Berg-salmon Gill Worm Lernaeenicus radiatus (Lesueur, 1824)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Maxillopoda   >   Order Siphonostomatoida   >   Family Pennellidae   >   Genus Lernaeenicus   

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Documented infecting Blueback Herring in Maryland.

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Berg-salmon Gill Worm infecting a Blueback Herring in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/12/2021). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Berg-salmon Gill Worm in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/25/2015). Found infecting an adult river herring (Alosa aestivalis/pseudoharengus). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Berg-salmon Gill Worm (an anchor worm or parasitic copepod) found infecting a Blueback Herring in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/1/2017). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)


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