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Table 1 Host biometric data of the fish species studied from Antarctic waters. Data are given as the mean ± standard deviation (first row), followed by the median (second row) and the range (third row)

From: Parasite fauna of the Antarctic dragonfish Parachaenichthys charcoti (Perciformes: Bathydraconidae) and closely related Bathydraconidae from the Antarctic Peninsula, Southern Ocean

Species TL (cm) TW (g) CW (g) LW (g) M F nd
G. acuticeps (n = 9) 26.4 ± 3.50 132.06 ± 60.96 105.62 ± 50.81 3.187 ± 2.55    
25.9 122.03 92.48 2.542 5 4 0
20.1–32.3 48.18–264.60 37.64–219.35 1.163–9.631    
P. charcoti (n = 47) 19.3 ± 4.71 34.93 ± 33.90 26.84 ± 27.98 0.797 ± 0.88    
16.9 19.06 15.04 0.368 16 12 19
13.1–31.1 7.36–174.42 5.53–144.67 0.060–4.280    
R. glacialis (n = 6) 25.4 ± 5.67 84.96 ± 43.62 67.48 ± 33.70 2.083 ± 1.43    
27.6 93.9 75.825 1.945 0 5 1
15.1–30.0 14.14–128.49 10.98–98.40 0.294–4.140    
G. australis (n = 5) 22.2 ± 2.69 39.00 ± 18.04 32.78 ± 14.35 0.745 ± 0.52    
22.0 34.93 30.67 0.539 4 0 1
18.0–24.9 14.86–57.40 12.83–48.28 0.236–1.368    
  1. Abbreviations: TL host total length, TW host total weight, CW host carcass weight, LW host liver weight, M number of male fish, F number of female fish, nd number of fish with undetermined sex