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Table 3.

Mean minimum rate of oxygen consumption(sO2min) and mean minimum rate of oxygen consumption adjusted for body temperature(sO2minC) during summer and mid-winter in male and female macaroni penguins

SexSeasonNsO2minZPsO2minCZP
Female Summer 28 24.9±2.0   32.0±2.1   
Female Winter 19 11.6±2.2 4.39 <0.0001 15.7±2.2 5.37 <0.0001 
Male Summer 25 27.2±2.1   33.3±2.1   
Male Winter 19 13.7±2.2 4.45 <0.0001 17.5±2.2 5.17 <0.0001 
SexSeasonNsO2minZPsO2minCZP
Female Summer 28 24.9±2.0   32.0±2.1   
Female Winter 19 11.6±2.2 4.39 <0.0001 15.7±2.2 5.37 <0.0001 
Male Summer 25 27.2±2.1   33.3±2.1   
Male Winter 19 13.7±2.2 4.45 <0.0001 17.5±2.2 5.17 <0.0001 

Z-tests (with Bonferroni corrections for multiple tests) were used to compare estimates of sO2min or sO2minC between summer and mid-winter in male and female penguins.

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