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Table 2 Gaimardia bahamondei: Number, total dry weight and shell length (mean ± SD) for embryos in cohort 1 (early development), cohort 2 (intermediate development) and cohort 3 (advanced development) from all brooding females (n = 99)

From: Embryo brooding and its effect on feeding in the bivalve Gaimardia bahamondei Osorio & Arnaud, 1984

Cohort Number of embryos (embryos cohort−1) Total dry weight (mg cohort−1) Shell length (µm)
C1 95 ± 106 (a) 1.06 ± 1.18 (a) 223 ± 23 (a)
C2 105 ± 83 (a) 1.29 ± 1.15 (a) 337 ± 14 (b)
C3 139 ± 85 (b) 2.06 ± 1.25 (b) 332 ± 14 (b)
  1. Different letters in parentheses indicate significant differences among means