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Table 9 Prevalence of parasites in relation to the body weight of cultured C. gariepinus

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

Body weight (g) Pond A Pond B
No. of fish examined No. of fish infected Prevalence (%) No. of fish examined No. of fish infected Prevalence (%)
200–299 3 1 33.33 3 1 33.33
300–399 2 0 0.00 6 2 33.33
400–499 3 1 33.33 6 0 0.00
500–599 4 2 50.00 3 3 100.00
600–699 4 2 50.00 2 1 50.00
700–799 4 3 75.00 0 0 0.00
Total 20 9 45.00 20 7 35.00