Skip to main content

Table 5 Length–weight relationship of P. erythrinus in the southern Tyrrhenian Sea

From: Distribution and biological features of the common pandora, Pagellus erythrinus (Linnaeus, 1758), in the southern Tyrrhenian Sea (Central Mediterranean)

  N TL range (mm) a b SE (b) R 2 t test ANCOVA
Females 257 120–295 0.016 2.901 0.031 0.674 ** **
Males 47 130–320 0.013 2.965 0.055 0.684 ns  
All samples 304 120–320 0.016 2.905 0.027 0.676 **  
  1. N number of specimens, TL total length; a intercept, b slope (allometry coefficient), SE standard error, R 2 determination coefficient, t test probability of Student’s t test for isometry (H 0: b = 3), ANCOVA analysis of covariance for sex-related differences; significance level: ns not significant, ** <0.01