Table 3: Spraint numbers by month on Ardnish.

MonthSpraint numbersOtter numbers

October 2011753
November 2011743
December 2011573
January 2012553
February 2012243
March 2012142
April 2012333
May 2012873
June 2012323
July 2012133
August 2012202
September 2012371

No correlation was found to exist between spraint numbers and otter activity ( , , and ). Using the Pearson Product Correlation Coefficient only 12.9% of spraint numbers could explain changes in otter numbers.