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Table 4 Catfish parasites in natural habitat

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

Taxonomic group Parasite species River A River B
No. of fish infected Species prevalence (%) No. of parasite recovered No. of fish infected Species prevalence (%) No. of parasite recovered
Nematoda C. elegans 0 0 0 4 20 19
P. africanus 0 0 0 2 10 8
Procamallanus spp 2 10 10 4 20 12
Camallanus spp 3 15 15 2 10 5
Trematoda C. complanatum 2 10 12 2 10 16
Otodistomum spp 0 0 0 1 5 3
Dactylogyrus spp 2 10 7 4 20 15
Gyrodactylus spp 3 15 12 2 10 7
Protozoa P.symphysodonis 5 25 38 2 10 6
I. multiifiliis 2 10 13 0 0 0
I. hoferi 4 20 24 0 0 0
Cestoda M. woodlandi 2 10 7 2 10 11
S. reinacei 0 0 0 1 5 2
L. marcuseni 0 0 0 1 5 3