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Table 3 Parasite fauna of Gymnodraco acuticeps (n = 9) sampled in Antarctica

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

Parasite Organ n P (%) MI I MA
Digenea I 2 11.1 2.0 2 0.22
Neolebouria antarctica a I 1 11.1 1.0 1 0.11
Digenea indet. I 1 11.1 1.0 1 0.11
Cestoda I 1 11.1 1.0 1 0.11
Tetraphyllidea indet. I 1 11.1 1.0 1 0.11
Nematoda Bc, L, P, St, I 115 88.9 14.4 1–66 12.78
Contracaecum osculatum (s.l.)a Bc, L, P, St, I 103 88.9 12.9 1–56 11.44
Pseudoterranova decipiens (s.l.)a Bc 4 11.1 4.0 4 0.44
Nematoda indet. Bc, L, St 8 33.3 2.7 1–6 0.89
Acanthocephala P, I 2 22.2 1.0 1 0.22
Corynosoma bullosum a P 1 11.1 1.0 1 0.11
Acanthocephala indet. I 1 11.1 1.0 1 0.11
  1. aNew host record
  2. Abbreviations: P (%), prevalence, MI mean intensity, I range for intensity, MA mean abundance, St stomach, I intestine, Bc body cavity, L liver, P pyloric caeca