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Table 2.

Tests for sexual dimorphism of swimbladder and muscle morphology of Batrachomoeus trispinosus

Swimbladder measurementd.f.FP
Length    
   Left 26 59.61 P<0.0001 
   Right 24 56.96 P<0.0001 
Width    
   Left 26 26.72 P<0.0001 
   Right 24 37.41 P<0.0001 
Muscle mass    
   Left 10 0.7422 P=0.4113 
   Right 10 0.4563 P=0.5163 
Swimbladder measurementd.f.FP
Length    
   Left 26 59.61 P<0.0001 
   Right 24 56.96 P<0.0001 
Width    
   Left 26 26.72 P<0.0001 
   Right 24 37.41 P<0.0001 
Muscle mass    
   Left 10 0.7422 P=0.4113 
   Right 10 0.4563 P=0.5163 

Results from analyses of covariance of swimbladders of males and females,with the fish's standard length as the covariate. Differences in muscle mass were tested with an analysis of variance using the residuals of muscle mass regressed against body size

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