Parasites Site of Infection Number of infected fish Prevalence %
Monogenea:
Cichlidogyrus arthracanthus Gills 25 41.67
Digenea (metacercarae):
Clinostomum sp. metacercarae Branchial cavities 19 31.66
Euclinostomum sp.metacercarae Branchial cavities 3 5.0
Heterophid sp. metacercarae Muscles and skin 21 35.0
Prohemistomid  sp.metecercarae Muscles 20 33.33
Acanthocephala:
Acanthosentis tilapea. Intestine 11 55.0
Protozoa :
Chilodonella sp. Skin 12 20.0
Trichodina truttae. Trichodinafultoni Skin and gills 32 53.33
Balantidium sp. Intestine 10 16.67
Myxobolus dermatobia. Skin and eyes 13 21.67
Cryptosporidium sp. Intestine 24 40.0
Copepodes:
Lambrogena monody Gills 27 45.00
Ergasilus sarsi Gills 16 26.67
Table 4: Prevalence and site of infection of isolated parasite species.