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Acanthochondria cornuta on flounder.jpg
Acanthochondria cornuta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Subclass: Copepoda
Order: Poecilostomatoida
Family: Chondracanthidae
H. Milne-Edwards, 1840

Chondracanthidae is a family of parasitic copepods, usually found infecting the branchial chamber of demersal fishes. It comprises the following genera:[1]


  1. ^ Geoff Boxshall (2011). "Chondracanthidae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved February 27, 2011.