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Table 1 Number of jumps per run, number of stops per run, number of runs, maximal exertion time (MET), and time to complete structure (TCS) as a function of structure type and species. Values are means ± s.e.m. Different letters signify significant differences between species for that particular structure

From: Home-field advantage: native gecko exhibits improved exertion capacity and locomotor ability in structurally complex environments relative to its invasive counterpart

Structure type Species Jumps Stops Runs MET (sec) TCS (sec)
Unbranched G. oceanica 0.67 ± 0.47 8.55 ± 1.04A 3.78 ± 0.52A 122.45 ± 19.10A 9.34 ± 2.27
H. frenatus 0.73 ± 0.23 15.45 ± 1.68B 1.67 ± 0.26B 70.38 ± 21.09B 9.82 ± 3.57
Branched G. oceanica 0.44 ± 0.13 9.28 ± 0.72A 3.22 ± 0.62A 143.01 ± 22.31A 12.39 ± 3.01
H. frenatus 0.94 ± 0.41 17.28 ± 1.69B 1.17 ± 0.27B 72.16 ± 21.62B 12.36 ± 4.40