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Table 1 Snout-vent length, body mass, tail length, and tail area of sea kraits measured for the locomotor performance test

From: Locomotor performance of three sympatric species of sea kraits (Laticauda spp.) from Orchid Island, Taiwan

  L. colubrina L. laticaudata L. semifasciata
  Mean (SE) Range Mean (SE) Range Mean (SE) Range
Snout-vent length (cm) 79.2 (1.3) 65.5 to 94.5 (C) 82.5 (0.8) 65.5 to 94.0 (B) 85.5 (0.9) 79.2 to 101.5 (A)
Body mass (g) 188.3 (10.4) 103.3 to 352.5 (b) 167.3 (5.6) 75.1 to 273.1 (b) 484.2 (13.4) 339.1 to 618.6 (a)
Tail length (cm) 12.1 (0.2) 10.0 to 15.1 (B) 11.8 (0.2) 8.1 to 18.7 (B) 13.5 (0.2) 11.6 to 16.0 (A)
Tail area (cm2) 18.1 (0.7) 12.8 to 23.8 (b) 17.5 (0.6) 10.9 to 23.2 (b) 32.4 (0.5) 24.5 to 43.7 (a)
  1. Different letters in parentheses indicate a significant interspecific difference in values of a morphological variable (Tukey’s test, α = 0.05).