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Table 3 Catfish parasites in cultured habitat

From: Comparative study of African catfish parasites from cultured and natural habitats

Group Parasite Species Pond A Pond B
No. of fish infected Species prevalence (%) No. of parasite recovered No. of fish infected Species prevalence (%) No. of parasite recovered
Nematoda Procamallanus spp 3 15 9 2 10 18
Camallanus spp 2 10 23 0 0 0
Trematoda N. africanus 2 10 16 0 0 0
Otodistomum spp 0 0 0 2 10 7
Dactylogyrus spp 1 5 4 2 10 6
Gyrodactylus spp 2 10 5 2 10 7
Protozoan Epistylis spp 1 5 6 3 15 22
Cestoda M. woodlandi 0 0 0 2 10 14
S. reinacei 1 5 3 0 0 0
L. marcuseni 1 5 5 1 5 6
Hirudinea P. geometra 4 20 13 0 0 0