Scientific and Common name
Its common name is the Tongue-Eating Louse.Its scientific name is the Cymothoa Exigua.
Body, Shape, and Description
Female tongue-eating louse are usually 8-29mm long and 4-14mm wide.Males are 7.5-15mm long and 3-7mm wide.It attaches to the fishes tongue and serves on the blood vessels.It becomes the fishes new tongue.
Geographical home and Biome Type
In the oceans where there is a lot of fish such as the Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific ocean.Its lives in a fishes mouth for its biome type.
The juveniles attach to the gills of a fish and become males.As they mature they become females.The female then makes its way to fishes tongue to lay eggs.
It drinks the fishes blood from the blood vessels.