International Journal of Ecology / 2008 / Article / Fig 1

Research Letter

Is Host Ectoparasite Load Related to Echeneid Fish Presence?

Figure 1

Whale sharks photographed off Tofo Beach, Mozambique, with (a) a group of free-swimming Echeneis naucrates (microhabitat L); (b) frequencies of presence of ectoparasites and echeneids on 54 comprehensively sampled whale sharks (E  =  echeneids; P  =  parasites); (c) frequency of ectoparasite presence per microhabitat observed on whale sharks with (white bars) and without (black bars) echeneids.

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