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Table 7 Distribution of endoparasites in relation to the site of infection in infected C. gariepinus

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

Parasite species No. of fish infected Prevalence (%) Site of infection Total no. of parasites recovered Intensity
Stomach Intestines
C. elegans 4 5.00 2 17 19 4.8
P. africanus 2 2.50 5 3 8 4.0
C. complanatum 4 5.00 12 16 28 7.0
P. symphysodonis 6 7.50 21 23 44 7.3
S. reinacei 2 2.50 2 3 5 1.3
Procamallanus spp. 10 12.50 25 26 49 4.9
M. woodlandi 6 7.50 18 14 32 5.3
Camallanus spp. 6 7.50 18 25 43 7.2
L. marcuseni 3 3.75 3 11 14 4.7
N. africanus 2 2.50 16 0 16 8.0
Otodistomum spp. 3 3.75 0 10 10 3.3
Total 52 65.00 128 140 268 5.0