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Table 1 Mean values (± standard deviation, SD) and coefficient of variation (CV in %) of body area, egg area and number of eggs in utero of individuals of Pholeter gastrophilus collected from five striped dolphins, Stenella coeruleoalba, and five bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, stranded along the Mediterranean coast of Spain

From: Life-history trade-offs in a generalist digenean from cetaceans: the role of host specificity and environmental factors

Host Intensity Body area (mm2) CV Egg area (μm2) CV Egg number CV Uterus area (mm2) CV
Stenella coeruleoalba        
Host 1 34 3.01 ± 0.77 25.6 227 ± 46 20.3 4,170 ± 2,391 57.3 0.94 ± 0.53 56.8
Host 2 27 2.51 ± 0.42 15.5 224 ± 44 19.5 2,148 ± 2,183 101.6 0.43 ± 0.40 92.8
Host 3 35 3.63 ± 0.86 23.6 220 ± 39 17.8 5,076 ± 3,414 67.3 1.07 ± 0.68 63.5
Host 4 24 4.09 ± 0.77 18.8 204 ± 30 14.6 6,814 ± 2,945 43.2 1.36 ± 0.57 42.2
Host 5 20 4.31 ± 0.86 20.0 237 ± 36 15.0 5,984 ± 1,556 26.0 1.43 ± 0.44 31.0
Total 140 3.44 ± 0.98 28.4 222 ± 41 18.3 4,719 ± 3,040 64.4 1.02 ± 0.64 62.6
Average per host 28 3.5 ± 0.75 21.43 222 ± 12 5.4 4,838 ± 1,799 37.2 1.05 ± 0.40 38.1
Tursiops truncatus        
Host 1 33 2.22 ± 0.96 43.2 233 ± 39 16.9 3,914 ± 3,068 78.4 0.88 ± 0.68 77.4
Host 2 5 0.92 ± 0.33 36.1 185 ± 20 10.6 2,125 ± 879 41.4 0.40 ± 0.18 44.7
Host 3 18 1.47 ± 0.23 15.6 149 ± 15 10.4 3,209 ± 1,741 54.2 0.48 ± 0.26 53.0
Host 4 19 1.27 ± 0.28 22.0 154 ± 17 11.2 1,480 ± 1,370 92.2 0.23 ± 0.23 96.5
Host 5 22 2.51 ± 0.53 21.3 169 ± 26 15.3 8,100 ± 2,168 26.8 1.37 ± 0.40 29.2
Total 97 1.89 ± 0.82 43.5 185 ± 45 24.4 4,164 ± 3,236 77.7 0.77 ± 0.61 80.2
Average per host 19.4 1.68 ± 0.66 39.3 178 ± 34 19.1 3,765 ± 2,599 69.0 0.67 ± 0.46 68.7