In which the organism’s abdomen does Sacculina live?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

In which the organism’s abdomen does Sacculina live?
 
(a) Shark
 
(b) Dolphin
 
(c) Crab
 
(d) Cattle
 
I have been asked this question in examination.
 
The question is from Population Interactions-2 topic in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct choice is (c) Crab
 
Easy explanation: Sacculina is a genus of barnacles that resides inside the gut of a crab. It is a parasite that shows adverse effects on crabs such as it hinders the normal metabolism of crab and also reduces its reproduction capacity.