fish hook flea
a crustacean (Cercopagis pengoi, Cladocera) from the Black and Caspian seas now introduced to North American lakes. Their tails are long, spiny and shaped like a fish hook and they hook themselves together, clogging fish nets and lines

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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