Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 35 Issue 1&2

A new genus of the family pennellidae (Copepoda : Siphonostomatoida) parasitic on elasmobranchs in the southwest coast of India

K. Asok Kumar and M. Shahul Hameed

A new species of parasitic copepod Penicillus indicus collected from elasmobranchs is described in detail.  In order to accomodate this species in the family Pennellidae, a new genus Penicillus is established.

Date : 31-10-1993