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Table 2 Growth of H. planatus expressed as functions of absolute increment and per cent increment on crab size, which are plotted in Fig. 3

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

Sex Method Equation of regression n r 2 F P
Female Size increment SI = −0.04 pre-moult CW2 + 0.57 pre-moult CW − 0.82 73 0.14 10.01 0.0023
Per cent increment PI = −1.84 pre-moult CW + 27.32 73 0.21 18.4 0.0001
Male Size increment SI = −0.04 pre-moult CW2 + 0.57 pre-moult CW − 0.93 100 0.21 16.76 0.0001
Percent increment PI = −0.45 pre-moult CW2 + 4.25 pre-moult CW + 7.14 100 0.28 7.77 0.0064
  1. n sample size, r 2 coefficient of determination, F statistic, P associated probability