Table 2

Mean abundance/median intensity in eight Tropheus populations sampled along the Zambian shore of Lake Tanganyika in August-September 2011 and 2012
Endoparasites Ectoparasites
Site Year Acanthocephala Nematoda Urogyrus Digenea Gill cysts Fin cysts Gyrodactylus Cichlidogyrus Ergasilus Branchiura
Chilanga 2011 5.74 / 5 0.20 / 1 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.05 / 1 0.04 / 1 0.02 / 1 20.38 / 17 1.75 / 2 0.00 / -
Linangu 2011 6.54 / 5 0.26 / 1 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.08 / 2 3.44 / 4 0.60 / 1 0.00 / -
Tumbi 2011 1.57 / 2 0.22 / 1 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.10 / 1 0.06 / 1 0.12 / 3 6.81 / 5.5 0.46 / 1 0.00 / -
2012 1.43 / 2 0.00 / - 0.13 / 1 0.00 / - 0.13 / 1 0.08 / 1 0.08 / 1.5 5.13 / 3 0.67 / 2 0.00 / -
Katoto 2011 0.48 / 1 0.17 / 1 0.07 / 1 0.02 / 1 0.00 / - 0.02 / 1 0.07 / 1 15.07 / 11 0.80 / 1 0.03 / 1
2012 3.93 / 4 0.48 / 1 0.13 / 1 0.03 / 1 0.00 / - 0.03 / 1 0.25 / 2 14.06 / 10 0.48 / 1 0.00 / -
Mbita Island 2011 5.21 / 4 0.05 / 1.5 0.02 / 1 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.02 / 1 5.44 / 6 0.83 / 1 0.05 / 2
2012 10.95 / 9.5 0.05 / 1 0.22 / 2 0.00 / - 0.1 / 1 0.02 / 1 0.05 / 2 15.8 / 11 1.17 / 2 0.03 / 1
Wonzye 2011 3.48 / 4 0.10 / 1 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.03 / 1 0.00 / - 0.08 / 2 6.8 / 6 0.63 / 1 0.00 / -
2012 4.88 / 5 0.15 / 1 0.05 / 2 0.00 / - 0.03 / 1 0.00 / - 0.08 / 1.5 6.55 / 5 0.41 / 1 0.03 / 1
Muzumwa 2011 6.67 / 4 0.12 / 1 0.02 / 1 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.06 / 1.5 0.38 / 1 14.47 / 10 0.53 / 1 0.00 / -
2012 6.15 / 5 0.05 / 1 0.03 / 1 0.00 / - 0.17 / 2.5 0.00 / - 0.48 / 2 12.57 / 11 0.5 / 1 0.00 / -
Toby’s place 2011 6.62 / 5 0.06 / 1 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.02 / 1 0.08 / 2 2.98 / 3 0.40 / 1.5 0.03 / 1
2012 6.38 /7 0.05 / 1 0.13 / 2.5 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.00 / - 0.03 / 1 4.17 / 4 0.43 / 1 0.03 / 1

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