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Table 1 Curved carapace length, age-class, body condition index, sex, and collection date of loggerhead turtles obtained from Adriatic and Tyrrhenian Seas

From: Epidemiology of blood flukes (Digenea: Spirorchiidae) in sea turtles from Tyrrhenian and Adriatic Seas, off Italy

AreaCCL (cm)Age-classBCISexSampling year
Mean ± SDjs-aadndpagvgndmfnd20112012201320142015201620172018
A53.5 ± 14.74212827118713166146012325810553829252023
T64.5 ± 10.61064352949751448558465111493131
Total56.5 ± 14.952192621317112224128108178331216604943345154
  1. Abbreviations: CCL, curved carapace length; j, juveniles; s-a, subadults; ad, adults; nd, not determined; BCI, body condition index; p, poor; a, average; g, good; vg, very good; m, male; f, female; SD, standard deviation; A, Adriatic Sea; T, Tyrrhenian Sea