International Journal of Ecology / 2008 / Article / Fig 2

Research Letter

Is Host Ectoparasite Load Related to Echeneid Fish Presence?

Figure 2

(a) A live Remora osteochir from a mako shark; (b) ectoparasites (Pandaridae) attached to microhabitat C close to the pelvic fins of a male mako shark; (c) frequencies of presence of ectoparasites and echeneids on mako sharks (E  =  echeneids; P  =  parasites); (d) frequency of ectoparasite presence per microhabitat observed on mako sharks with (white bars) and without (black bars) R. osteochir attached.

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