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Table 7 Host specificity index for the isolated parasite species and their fish hosts. For Class, Order, Family, Genus and Species the number of taxa, parasitizing the specific host, are given

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

Parasite species Class Order Family Genus Species HS Rank
Neolebouria antarctica 1 2 5 12 21 7.6701 46790515
Elytrophalloides oatesi 1 3 11 24 35 7.9727 93923274
Genolinea bowersi 1 2 6 15 31 7.6736 47163746
Glomericirrus macrouri 1 3 7 13 23 7.9659 92445330
Gonocerca phycidis 2 7 14 32 56 9.4273 26715068657
Lecithaster macrocotyle 1 2 4 14 19 7.6667 46421232
Lepidapedon garrardi 1 1 4 15 30 6.0544 1133679
Lepocreadium trullaforme 1 1 2 2 3 5.5743 375252
Macvicaria georgiana 1 1 3 9 22 5.8782 755487
Otodistomum cestoides 2 4 4 4 5 9.4048 2539978652
Anisakis simplex (s.l.) 2 11 17 26 39 9.4542 2846169314
Ascarophis nototheniae 1 3 6 12 16 7.9641 92075070
Caudotestis glacialis 1 1 2 2 2 5.5743 375251
Contracaecum osculatum (s.l.) 1 3 9 22 27 7.9693 93189730
Contracaecum radiatum 1 3 5 13 18 7.9624 91705800
Pseudoterranova decipiens (s.l.) 1 5 12 27 45 8.2624 183000359
Aspersentis megarhynchus 1 2 4 8 11 7.6666 46415287
Corynosoma arctocephali 1 2 4 10 16 7.6666 46417275
Corynosoma australe 1 2 3 3 3 7.6631 46038051
Corynosoma bullosum 1 3 10 21 30 7.9710 93555040
Corynosoma hamanni 1 1 3 11 23 5.8793 757469
Corynosoma pseudohamanni 1 1 4 13 25 6.0537 1131701
Corynosoma shackletoni 1 1 3 3 6 5.8747 749504
Hypoechinorhynchus magellanicus 1 1 3 4 5 5.8753 750500
Metacanthocephalus dalmori 1 2 5 11 17 7.6701 46789522
Metacanthocephalus johnstoni 1 1 3 5 10 5.8759 751496
Eubrachiella antarctica 1 1 4 4 5 6.0503 1122753
  1. Abbreviation: HS host specificity index