A parasitic copepods study of Algerian teleost fish, report 25 copepod species belonging to eight families harvested from the gills of 14 fish species. The analysis of species richness according to some ecological, biological and taxonomical variables (Diet, Displacement, Way of life, Family) of the whole of hosts are reported in this study, the differences between mean specific richness (MSR) of all variables is statically significant according to Kruskal-Walis test using sigma stat software. Parasitic specificity is discussed, infestation parameters were described.
Key words: Gulf of Annaba, copepods, species richness, parasitic indices, parasitic ecology, teleost fishes.
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