International Journal of Zoology / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Life Cycle and Secondary Production of Four Species from Functional Feeding Groups in a Tropical Stream of South India

Table 4

Secondary production estimates (mean ± SE) for the four functional taxa using the size frequency method.

TaxaDensity Biomass Production P/B
(no. m−2 year−1)(mg m−2 year−1)(mg m−2 year−1)

L. nuburagangai 720 ± 21306 ± 111484 ± 214.8
Baetis sp.1252 ± 28514 ± 194264 ± 238.3
C. alagarensis 585 ± 13185 ± 91555 ± 158.4
N. biseriata 231 ± 997 ± 5864 ± 118.9
F test3.649 ( = 0.111)
Friedman test0.5294 ( = 0.004)
Kruskal-Wallis test0.3371 ( = 0.017)

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