Molecular/Barcoding Data

This page is an in-development cooperative work with SCOR WG157 (MetaZooGene,   The "MZG" plots and information tables below summarize known observations of this taxa (Lepeophtheirus) and locations associated with GenBank barcodes for this taxa or taxa group (red stars).   Additional information on this taxa is available at

Map Views:   [   World   |   NATL   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   |   Southern   ]

In the map above, light blue circles indicate where this taxa has been observed in COPEPOD or OBIS.
Red stars indicate locations where genus-level or species-level barcoding samples exist in GenBank or BOLD.

The table below shows the values plotted in the bargraph above.   Ocean columns indicate taxa has been observed in that ocean.

Sibling-taxa of this
# of Species
Observed in
# of Species
barcoded in
# of these
with GeoLocation
Lepeophtheirus bagri100
Lepeophtheirus bifidus110
Lepeophtheirus brachyurus100
Lepeophtheirus chilensis110
Lepeophtheirus confusum110
Lepeophtheirus crassus100
Lepeophtheirus cuneifer110
Lepeophtheirus curtus100
Lepeophtheirus dissimulatus110
Lepeophtheirus edwardsi110
Lepeophtheirus epinepheli100
Lepeophtheirus erecsoni100
Lepeophtheirus frecuens110
Lepeophtheirus goniistii110
Lepeophtheirus hastatus100
Lepeophtheirus hippoglossi110
Lepeophtheirus hospitalis110
Lepeophtheirus lalandei100
Lepeophtheirus longicauda110
Lepeophtheirus longipes100
Lepeophtheirus longispinosus100
Lepeophtheirus marginatus100
Lepeophtheirus monacanthus100
Lepeophtheirus mugiloidis110
Lepeophtheirus natalensis110
Lepeophtheirus nordmanni100
Lepeophtheirus oblitus110
Lepeophtheirus parviventris111
Lepeophtheirus parvus100
Lepeophtheirus pectoralis110
Lepeophtheirus plectropomi100
Lepeophtheirus plotosi100
Lepeophtheirus pollachius110
Lepeophtheirus pravipes100
Lepeophtheirus rhinobati100
Lepeophtheirus salmonis111
Lepeophtheirus sekii100
Lepeophtheirus spatha100
Lepeophtheirus spinifer100
Lepeophtheirus thompsoni110
Lepeophtheirus yanezi110

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-10