Ecological Archives E085-044-A3

Jon Loman. 2004. Density regulation in tadpoles of Rana temporaria: a full pond field experiment. Ecology 85:1611–1618.

Appendix C. A table of tadpole performance.

Table C1. Average tadpole performance values by treatment, pond, and year as estimated by main effects ANOVAs.

  
Tadpole
survival
Tadpole
body (mm)
Tadpole
leg length (mm)
Metamorph
length (mm)
Date of
metamorphosis
           
High density
0.54
10.18
0.16
11.9
41.4
Low density
0.99
10.84
0.17
12.4
38.6
 
 
 
 
 
 
AD17
1.27
10.22
0.18
10.9
36.6
HP25
0.94
9.39
0.11
11.9
51.1
HP27
0.08
11.92
0.20
13.5
32.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
1991
 
 
 
11.7
43.5
1994
 
 
 
10.8
38.2
1995
 
 
 
12.6
33.6
1996
 
 
 
13.2
45.0
1997
 
 
 
12.3
39.7

   Notes: Survival is transformed to log10, a difference of 1 unit indicates a 10-fold difference in survival. Date is number of days after 1 June.



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