Quantifying the biomass of parasites to understand their role in aquatic communities
Article first published online: 11 JUN 2013
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Ecology and Evolution
Volume 3, Issue 7, pages 2310–2321, July 2013
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Ecology and Evolution 2013; 3(7): 2310–2321
- Issue published online: 10 JUL 2013
- Article first published online: 11 JUN 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 10 MAY 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 9 MAY 2013
- Manuscript Received: 18 MAR 2013
- US National Science Foundation. Grant Numbers: DEB-0841758, DEB-1149308
- David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Table S1. Detailed description of the parasite sample size per replicate (and number of replicates) along with ANOVA analysis across sample sizes.
Table S2. Common and scientific names of the amphibian species sampled and the total number sampled.
Table S3. Dry and wet mass comparisons for five parasites, and the percentage water weight determined from the difference in the values.
Table S4. Multiple linear regression results table comparing the independent effects of the number of parasites added to each filer and the number of filters massed on the coefficient of variation of the mean (a measure of precision).
Table S5. The total parasite mass within Helisoma snail hosts.
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