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Table 2.

Body mass and wet and dry masses of organs removed from fasted and fed estivating anuran species

Bufo alvarius
Ceratophrys ornata
Pyxicephalus adspersus
Mass (g)FastedFedPFastedFedPFastedFedP
Body 150±23 139±24 0.751 178±48 200±65 0.795 235±36 246±18 0.806 
Lung wet 1.684±0.211 1.825±0.403 0.499 1.197±0.511 1.496±0.239 0.650 1.734±0.434 1.931±0.313 0.591 
Lung dry 0.250±0.053 0.246±0.049 0.667 0.200±0.090 0.207±0.040 0.780 0.255±0.064 0.282±0.041 0.699 
Heart wet 0.676±0.064 0.736±0.131 0.443 0.868±0.236 1.083±0.177 0.304 1.215±0.300 1.140±0.097 0.132 
Heart dry 0.136±0.010 0.140±0.042 0.844 0.115±0.033 0.136±0.022 0.571 0.174±0.039 0.148±0.014 0.090 
Liver wet 3.846±0.550 5.168±0.922 0.042 9.591±3.404 10.59±4.11 0.594 4.637±0.574 7.003±0.645 0.231 
Liver dry 1.144±0.169 1.352±0.253 0.152 2.559±0.806 2.900±1.334 0.787 1.604±0.203 2.288±0.398 0.278 
Stomach wet 2.673±0.284 3.475±0.484 0.099 2.861±0.852 6.774±1.880 0.009 2.424±0.400 6.182±0.741 0.012 
Stomach dry 0.410±0.050 0.486±0.076 0.313 0.572±0.187 0.920±0.290 0.005 0.416±0.060 0.784±0.117 0.048 
Gallbladder wet 0.112±0.010 0.056±0.018 0.010 0.390±0.015 0.114±0.007 0.0006 0.352±0.064 0.197±0.024 0.010 
Gallbladder dry 0.022±0.005 0.039±0.003 0.070 0.059±0.008 0.018±0.001 0.014 0.044±0.008 0.026±0.006 0.114 
Spleen wet 0.044±0.018 0.057±0.022 0.611 0.028±0.003 0.039±0.002 0.061 0.046±0.005 0.050±0.004 0.487 
Spleen dry 0.011±0.005 0.011±0.004 0.859 0.006±0.001 0.009±0.001 0.037 0.010±0.001 0.010±0.001 0.604 
Pancreas wet 0.152±0.016 0.182±0.045 0.186 0.281±0.064 0.424±0.049 0.023 0.232±0.040 0.326±0.030 0.037 
Pancreas dry 0.031±0.004 0.037±0.008 0.227 0.062±0.020 0.090±0.008 0.023 0.047±0.007 0.058±0.006 0.037 
Large intestine wet 0.543±0.067 0.899±0.200 0.047 0.890±0.180 1.331±0.317 0.048 0.758±0.120 1.356±0.137 0.049 
Large intestine dry 0.079±0.010 0.128±0.028 0.035 0.149±0.031 0.185±0.049 0.278 0.115±0.020 0.176±0.009 0.094 
Kidneys wet 0.676±0.049 0.752±0.098 0.007 0.644±0.183 1.083±0.208 0.005 0.636±0.161 0.908±0.033 0.022 
Kidneys dry 0.113±0.009 0.149±0.017 0.010 0.099±0.031 0.166±0.028 0.013 0.101±0.024 0.147±0.017 0.083 
Bufo alvarius
Ceratophrys ornata
Pyxicephalus adspersus
Mass (g)FastedFedPFastedFedPFastedFedP
Body 150±23 139±24 0.751 178±48 200±65 0.795 235±36 246±18 0.806 
Lung wet 1.684±0.211 1.825±0.403 0.499 1.197±0.511 1.496±0.239 0.650 1.734±0.434 1.931±0.313 0.591 
Lung dry 0.250±0.053 0.246±0.049 0.667 0.200±0.090 0.207±0.040 0.780 0.255±0.064 0.282±0.041 0.699 
Heart wet 0.676±0.064 0.736±0.131 0.443 0.868±0.236 1.083±0.177 0.304 1.215±0.300 1.140±0.097 0.132 
Heart dry 0.136±0.010 0.140±0.042 0.844 0.115±0.033 0.136±0.022 0.571 0.174±0.039 0.148±0.014 0.090 
Liver wet 3.846±0.550 5.168±0.922 0.042 9.591±3.404 10.59±4.11 0.594 4.637±0.574 7.003±0.645 0.231 
Liver dry 1.144±0.169 1.352±0.253 0.152 2.559±0.806 2.900±1.334 0.787 1.604±0.203 2.288±0.398 0.278 
Stomach wet 2.673±0.284 3.475±0.484 0.099 2.861±0.852 6.774±1.880 0.009 2.424±0.400 6.182±0.741 0.012 
Stomach dry 0.410±0.050 0.486±0.076 0.313 0.572±0.187 0.920±0.290 0.005 0.416±0.060 0.784±0.117 0.048 
Gallbladder wet 0.112±0.010 0.056±0.018 0.010 0.390±0.015 0.114±0.007 0.0006 0.352±0.064 0.197±0.024 0.010 
Gallbladder dry 0.022±0.005 0.039±0.003 0.070 0.059±0.008 0.018±0.001 0.014 0.044±0.008 0.026±0.006 0.114 
Spleen wet 0.044±0.018 0.057±0.022 0.611 0.028±0.003 0.039±0.002 0.061 0.046±0.005 0.050±0.004 0.487 
Spleen dry 0.011±0.005 0.011±0.004 0.859 0.006±0.001 0.009±0.001 0.037 0.010±0.001 0.010±0.001 0.604 
Pancreas wet 0.152±0.016 0.182±0.045 0.186 0.281±0.064 0.424±0.049 0.023 0.232±0.040 0.326±0.030 0.037 
Pancreas dry 0.031±0.004 0.037±0.008 0.227 0.062±0.020 0.090±0.008 0.023 0.047±0.007 0.058±0.006 0.037 
Large intestine wet 0.543±0.067 0.899±0.200 0.047 0.890±0.180 1.331±0.317 0.048 0.758±0.120 1.356±0.137 0.049 
Large intestine dry 0.079±0.010 0.128±0.028 0.035 0.149±0.031 0.185±0.049 0.278 0.115±0.020 0.176±0.009 0.094 
Kidneys wet 0.676±0.049 0.752±0.098 0.007 0.644±0.183 1.083±0.208 0.005 0.636±0.161 0.908±0.033 0.022 
Kidneys dry 0.113±0.009 0.149±0.017 0.010 0.099±0.031 0.166±0.028 0.013 0.101±0.024 0.147±0.017 0.083 
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