Table 1

Two-way ANOVA to test for a difference in measures of female condition after four weeks in 'high' or 'low' food treatments.

Mean (SD)

treatment

Block

treatment × block





Condition measure

High

Low

df

F

P

df

F

P

df

F

P


Standard length

24.18 mm (1.72)

20.30 mm (1.72)

1,98

294.16

0.001

9,9

19.48

0.000

9,98

1.22

0.294

Total length

31.73 mm (2.34)

26.95 mm (2.34)

1,98

534.89

0.001

9,9

20.97

0.000

9,98

0.57

0.816

Weight

0.314 g (0.060)

0.186 g (0.047)

1,98

258.80

0.001

9,9

16.14

0.000

9,98

1.40

0.199

Somatic fat reserves

0.182% (0.043)

0.152% (0.042)

1,97

17.82

0.002

9,9

17.58

0.000

9,97

2.04

0.043

Number of ova

15.18 (5.50)

4.28 (0.298)

1,97

157.81

0.001

9,9

1.19

0.054

9,97

1.22

0.292

Critical swimming speed

17.4 cm.s-1 2.5

16.1 cm.s-1 (2.7)

1,50

4.07

0.144

4,4

3.04

0.025

4,50

0.70

0.597


Syriatowicz and Brooks BMC Ecology 2004 4:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-4-5

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