argulosis
infestation of fish with the parasitic copepod Argulus. It injects a cytolytic toxin and feeds on blood. The injection site may become infected by other parasites and bacteria. Strong infestations cause erratic swimming, flashing, q.v., and loss of growth

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • arguloze — argulóze ž mn DEFINICIJA pat. bolesti riba izazvane invazijom račića, »ribljih ušiju« iz roda Argulus ETIMOLOGIJA nlat. argulosis ≃ grč. Árgos: mitološko mnogooko biće …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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