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Table 1 Number of animals used per time treatment a and survival (%) per experimental treatment in each season

From: Impacts of red imported fire ants Solenopsis invicta on survivorship of hatchlings of the broad-snouted caiman Caiman latirostris

Season Treatment (min) Animals per treatment Live animals after treatment Proportion of hatchling survival (±SE)
A (2005 to 2006)     
  0 16 16 1
  1 16 12 0.73 ± 0.16
  2 16 0 0
  4 16 0 0
  6 16 0 0
  Total 80 28 0.35
B (2006 to 2007)     
  0 30 28 0.93 ± 0.07
  0.5 29 20 0.7 ± 0.17
  1 29 24 0.83 ± 0.08
  2 30 17 0.57 ± 0.20
  4 29 3 0.13 ± 0.13
  Total 147 92 0.63
C (2007 to 2008)     
  0 18 18 1
  0.5 18 16 0.89 ± 0.07
  1 18 14 0.78 ± 0.16
  2 18 7 0.39 ± 0.20
  4 18 6 0.33 ± 0.21
  Total 90 61 0.68
D (2008 to 2009)     
  0 18 18 1
  0.5 18 18 1
  1 18 17 0.94
  2 18 18 1
  4 18 16 0.89
  Total 90 87 0.97
  1. aThose individuals which survived S. invicta bite exposure.