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Table 2 The prevalence and mean intensity of Contracaecum larvae relative to fish species

From: The occurrence of Contracaecum sp. larvae (Nematoda: Anisakidae) in four teleostean species from Lake Nasser, Egypt: morphological and molecular studies

Fish species No. of examined fish No. of infected fish Prevalence % No. parasite in each fish Mean intensity
O. niloticus 73 26 35.6 15–50 0.6–1.9
T. galilaea 712 1 0.14 4 4
H. forskhalii 35 29 82 150–300 5.1–10.3
L. niloticus 85 85 100 15–350 0.17–4.12