Whale louse

Definition of Whale louse

(Zool.) any one of several species of degraded amphipod crustaceans belonging to the genus Cyamus, especially Cyamus ceti. They are parasitic on various cetaceans.

See also: Whale

Related Words

amphipod, Cyamus, genus Cyamus
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