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Table 1 Carcass composition of juvenile Chinemys reevesii at 0- and 13-weeks

From: Compensatory growth responses to food restriction in the Chinese three-keeled pond turtle, Chinemys reevesii

Group N Body wet mass (g) Dry mass (g) Water content (%) Lipid content (%) Protein content (%)
0-week turtles 10 5.46 ± 0.18c 1.31 ± 0.05c 75.7 ± 1.4 11.2 ± 0.6a 7.8 ± 0.6
AL 13 9.82 ± 0.56a 2.39 ± 0.12a 75.5 ± 0.5 10.5 ± 0.6a 7.6 ± 0.4
AL-R 13 8.37 ± 0.54ab 1.86 ± 0.22bc 77.5 ± 2.7 8.2 ± 0.7b 8.2 ± 0.6
R-AL 12 9.70 ± 0.35a 2.22 ± 0.13ab 77.1 ± 1.1 9.9 ± 0.7ab 8.7 ± 0.3
R 13 7.36 ± 0.18b 1.68 ± 0.04c 77.1 ± 0.3 8.0 ± 0.5b 7.0 ± 0.4
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SE. Means with different lettered superscripts differ significantly (Tukey’s post hoc test, a > b > c).