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Table 1 Selected life history variables of Branchipus schaefferi exposed to different concentrations of salt. For a given variable, treatments carrying same alphabet are not statistically significant (p > 0.05, Tukey's test)

From: Effect of salinity stress on the life history variables of Branchipus schaefferi Fisher, 1834 (Crustacea: Anostraca)

Salt conc. (g/l) Life Expectancy at birth (days) Gross Reproductive rate (cysts / female) Net reproductive rate (cysts / female) Rate of pop. increase (r)
  Female    
0 49.5 ± 1. 9a 990.8 ± 47.0a 969.7 ± 37.4a 0.515 ± 0.004a
1 24.8 ± 0.8b 412.3 ± 14.6b 395.0 ± 20.9b 0.542 ± 0.002b
2 14.2 ± 0.2c 63.5 ± 6.9c 62.0 ± 8.1c 0.480 ± 0.003c
4 12.2 ± 0.3c,d 84.0 ± 24.1c,d 84.0 ± 24.1c 0.490 ± 0.02c
8 8.5 ± 0.1d 13.0 ± 1.8d 13.0 ± 1.8c 0.318 ± 0.01c
  Male    
0 53.8 ± 1.7a    
1 26.8 ± 1.4b    
2 18.5 ± 1.5c    
4 14.5 ± 0.2d    
8 8.3 ± 0.2e