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Table 2 Parasite species found in Sebastes miniatus (n = 210)

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

  Species Organ Total %P MA MI
Digenea Fellidostomum sebastodis G 28 11.2 0.3 ± 0.2 1.1 ± 0.1
Parahemiurus merus S, I 65 17.9 0.6 ± 0.4 1.5 ± 0.3
Cestoda Parabothriocephalus sagitticeps S, I, IC 14,879 32.8 80.8 ± 33.4 190.4 ± 48.1
Nematoda Anisakis sp.* CC, Stw, I, Me 3,942 91.8 15.0 ± 3.9 15.8 ± 4.1
Hysterothylacium sp.* Me, S, I 6,373 60.1 37.9 ± 18.0 46.6 ± 18.1
Pseudoterranova sp.* S, Me, I, IC 8 2.9 0.2 ± 0.2 0.6 ± 0.3
Acanthocephala Corynosoma strumosum Me, CC, I 1,112 37.5 5.3 ± 1.8 13.3 ± 4.4
Monogenea Microcotyle sebastis GC 2,696 92.6 11.2 ± 2.7 11.6 ± 3.0
Benedenia derzhavini S, F, GC 286 40.9 1.7 ± 0.5 2.8 ± 0.6
Copepoda Lepeoptheirus sp. GC, S, F 67 15.8 0.5 ± 0.3 1.5 ± 0.2
Clavellostis sebastidis GC 60 18.8 0.5 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.4
Neobranchia scorpaenae GC 53 15.5 0.4 ± 0.2 1.1 ± 0.4
  1. Organ preference, prevalence (%P), mean abundance (MA), mean intensity (MI)
  2. Location in the body of the host: * larval stage, F fins, S skin, GC gill cavity, IC intestinal cecum, Me mesentery, CC coelomic cavity, Stw stomach wall, S stomach, I intestine, G gall bladder