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Table 5 Prevalence of parasites in relation to the sex of C. gariepinus

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

Habitat Location Sex No. of fish examined No. of fish infected Prevalence (%) χ2 P value
Cultured Pond A Male 9 5 55.56 0.74 0.39
Female 11 4 36.37
Pond B Male 11 3 27.27 0.64 0.42
Female 9 4 44.44
Natural River A Male 7 4 57.14 0.04 0.85
Female 13 8 61.54
River B Male 12 8 66.67 1.11 0.29
Female 8 7 87.50
Total    80 43 53.75