Tongue-Eating Louse

By: Corbynn Conway

It's Scientific Name

The scientific name of the Tongue-Eating Louse is Cymothoa exigua.

Location of the Cymothoa exigua

The Tongue-Eating Louse is typically found in the Gulf of California, on the tongue of a spotted rose snapper!

Photos of The Tongue-Eating Louse

Body Shape and Description

The louse looks like a pile of over-cooked noodles compressed and put to the size of about 2 quarters.

Feeding Habits

As the name suggests the Tongue-Eating Louse eats, you guessed it, TONGUE!