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Euryphorus brachypterus (Gerstaecker, 1853), a caligid copepod infecting Pacific bluefin tuna, Thunnus orientalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844), cultured in Japan

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Affiliations: 1: 1Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, 1-4-4 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8528, Japan ; 2: 2Aquaculture Research Institute, Kindai University, Shirahama, Nishimuro, Wakayama 649-2211, Japan

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