Achtheres | definition of Achtheres by Medical dictionary
a genus of the class Crustacea which parasitize freshwater fish.
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Copepod parasites of freshwater fish: Ergasilus, Achtheres
, and Salmincola.
The parasitic copepod Ergasilus caeruleus occurred in low abundance on the gills of 18 percent of the host fish, and a single Achtheres sp.
56 (0-7) Achtheres sp G - - - Mollusca Bivalvia Glochidia* G 4% 0.