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Table 1 Growth of H. planatus expressed as Hiatt functions for males and females, and also for both sexes per time elapsed in captivity before moulting

From: Moult cycle and growth of the crab Halicarcinus planatus (Brachyura, Hymenosomatidae) in the Beagle Channel, southern tip of South America

  Equation of regression n r 2 F P
Both sexes Post-moult CW = 1.04 pre-moult CW + 0.67 173 0.97 69.83 <0.0001
Females Post-moult CW = 1.03 pre-moult CW + 0.76 73 0.96 1744.25 <0.0001
Males Post-moult CW = 1.05 pre-moult CW + 0.6 100 0.97 3165.31 <0.0001
Ho equal slopes     0.72 0.39
Ho equal ordinates     0.13 0.72
Month 0 Post-moult CW = 1.06 pre-moult CW + 0.61 49 0.97 1398.69 <0.0001
Month 1 Post-moult CW = 1.02 pre-moult CW + 0.79 59 0.96 1448.98 <0.0001
Month 2 Post-moult CW = 1.07 pre-moult CW + 0.36 40 0.96 986.76 <0.0001
Month 3 Post-moult CW = 1.00 pre-moult CW + 0.96 25 0.98 1068.22 <0.0001
Ho equal slopes     1.5 0.2
Ho equal ordinates     2.62 0.06
  1. n sample size, r 2 coefficient of determination, F statistic P probability that the slope equals to zero