Table 2.

Mean fresh mass (FM), mean dry mass (DM), carbon (C), nitrogen (N) and C:N mass ratios in zoea I of T. dentatus from southern Chile (SC) and central Chile (CC)

SC CC
Response variableUnitsMeans±s.d.NMeans±s.d.N
FMμg individual–143021633281963
DMμg individual–19886374163
% FM21,92,021,22,0
Cμg individual–131,52,96322,22,763
Nμg individual–15,70,7634,10,663
C:N5,60,5635,50,463
  • s.d. indicates standard deviation; N indicates number of replicates