"So, naturalists observe, a flea has smaller fleas that on him prey; and these have smaller still to bite ’em; and so proceed ad infinitum."
- Jonathan Swift
June 12, 2010
June 12 - Paramoeba perniciosa
This amoeba is responsible for causing disease in several species of crabs and lobster. It is a feared parasite amongst crab fishermen and Maryland foodies as epizootics can cause very high mortality of crabs such as blue crabs and gray crabs, by destroying their connective tissue.