Ecological Archives E088-055-A3

Don R. Church, Larissa L. Bailey, Henry M. Wilbur, William L. Kendall, and James E. Hines. 2007. Iteroparity in the variable environment of the salamander Ambystoma tigrinum. Ecology 88:891–903.

Appendix C. Numbers of individual adult and recently metamorphosed salamanders captured entering and exiting the study ponds over four years.

POND

STAGE

BREEDING SEASON

1999–2000

2000–2001

2001–2002

2002–2003

IN

OUT

IN

OUT

IN

OUT

IN

OUT

 

Adult Females

52

48

25

25

24

13

30

27

Oak

Adult Males

64

57

65

64

41

17

30

20

 

Metamorphs

 

478

 

133

 

0

 

452

Repro. Success

 

9.96

 

5.32

 

0.00

 

16.74

 

Adult Females

59

54

25

24

6

3

13

12

Two

Adult Males

64

62

35

21

15

8

12

7

 

Metamorphs

 

2

 

2

 

0

 

112

Repro. Success

 

0.04

 

0.08

 

0.00

 

9.33

 

Adult Females

37

33

18

16

6

4

39

36

Deep

Adult Males

60

47

26

26

46

15

42

38

 

Metamorphs

 

642

 

76

 

0

 

349

 

Repro. Success

 

19.45

 

4.75

 

0.00

 

9.69

Notes: Reproductive success estimates were based on the number of captured matamorphs per captured adult females exiting in each year.



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