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Table 1 Groups and total number of parasites recorded in Sebastes miniatus caught on the coasts of San Quintín, B.C., Mexico

From: Dynamics of a parasite assemblage of the Vermilion Rockfish Sebastes miniatus from northwestern Baja California, México

  Hosts Endoparasites Ectoparasites
Digeneans Nematodes Cestodes Acanthocephales Monogeneans Copepods Total
Feb 15 (25–29) 7 627 622 105 128 3 1,507
Apr 28 (25.5–28) 25 1,071 1,688 49 557 26 3,444
Jun 62 (37–61) 23 4,589 6,073 231 997 40 12,015
Aug 35 (32–48) 16 1,465 2,401 302 499 11 4,729
Oct 29 (30–48.5) 5 1,011 1,940 229 395 46 3,655
Dec 41 (30–55) 17 1,560 2,155 206 406 54 4,439
Total 210 93 10,323 14,879 1,122 2,982 180 29,789
%   0.3 34.9 50.3 3.8 10.1 0.6 100.0
  1. Groups of endoparasites (digeneans, nematodes, cestodes, acanthocephales) and ectoparasites (monogeneans and copepods). In brackets the size range of the fish in cm