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Table 2 Intensity of W. acuminata in S. clarias relative to standard length

From: Comparative partition coefficients of BTEX and OCPs between host Synodontis clarias and parasite Wenyonia acuminata

Sex SL (cm) NE NI Prevalence (%) Abundance Mean intensity
Male (14.6–16.5) 10 2 10 0.6 3
(16.6–19.5) 56 4 7.1 0.3 3.5
(19.6–22.5) 41 8 19.5 0.4 2
Total 107 12 11.2 1.3 8.5
Female (14.6–16.5) 2 2 100 1 1
(16.6–19.5) 7 3 42.9 0.1 1
(19.6–22.5) 4 3 75 0.5 0.5
Total 13 8 46.2 1.6 2.5
  1. Chi-square (X2(3)) 12.57 (p < 0.05)
  2. SL standard length, NE number examined, NI number infected, MI mean intensity of parasite