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Table 2 Variability of EOD duration in male control fish (No Treatment) and female M. pongolensis

From: Plasticity of electric organ discharge waveform in the South African Bulldog fish, Marcusenius pongolensis: tradeoff between male attractiveness and predator avoidance?

  EOD duration first day (μs) maximum duration (μs) minimum duration (μs) No. of observed days ΔEOD duration min/max in %
F1 384.2 ± 18 405 ± 12.6 361 ± 7.2 120 12.2
F2 360.57 ± 12.3 435.8 ± 13.38 360.57 ± 12.3 114 20.8
M11 440 ± 3.5 441 ± 3.6 413 ± 0.4 35 6.8
M12 348 ± 1.5 358 ± 2.1 329 ± 2.5 35 8.8
M13 435.7 ± 1.9 439 ± 1.1 420 ± 1.7 21 4.5
M14 324 ± 1.7 343 ± 292 322 ± 0.78 21 6.5
F3 379 ± 2.0 387.8 ± 2.4 322.4 ± 0.8 35 20
  1. Mean EOD duration ± SD, N = 5.