sea louse


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sea louse

lay term for Cnidaria larvae which cause sunbather's eruption.

sea louse

(sē lows)
The very small larvae of the thimble jellyfish (Linuche unguiculata).
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In fact, between October 2010 and last September, the experts investigated 49 complaints about dodgy food including a sea louse discovered in a tin of soup; a dead mouse found in a bottle of milk and a piece of plastic found in a bag of crisps.
Effectiveness of hydrogen peroxide in the control of Caligus rogercresseyi in Chile and implications for sea louse management.
Caligus epidemicus (Copepoda: Caligidae), a pathogenic sea louse of wild and captive fish in Indo-West Pacific Region: a review.
Deltamethrin resistance in the sea louse Caligus rogercresseyi (Boxshall & Bravo) in Chile: bioassay results and consumption data for anti-parasitic agents with reference to Norwegian conditions.