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(Gosse, 1855)

Description:
First pair of gnathopods almost as large as second pair. Second pereopods four-articulate. First peraeon segment well separated from head. Small, ventrally directed process present at the base of each gill. Gills not fasciculate.

Size:
Up to 8 mm.

Habitat:
Parasite found on Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770).

Distribution:
North Sea.

Platycyamus thompsoni