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  • noun zoology Any member of the Cymothoidae.


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  • A team of scientists from Brazil has studied parasitism by another cymothoid parasite called Riggia paranensis, which apparently exhibits something known as "parasitic castration".

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  • Catfish expert Ian Fuller found this similarly disgusting cymothoid parasite (pictured above and below) in the gut of a dead Corydoras.

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