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Table 1 Sex, snout-vent length (SVL), live wet body mass, DXA mass reading and fat mass chemical extraction of six Israeli fan-toed geckos Ptyodactylus guttatus used to validate the application of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to non-invasively calculate body fat indices in small lizards

From: Measuring body condition of lizards: a comparison between non-invasive dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, chemical fat extraction and calculated indices

Sex SVL (mm) Live Wet Mass (g) DXA Mass Reading (g) Fat Extraction (g) DXA Fat Reading (g)
Male 61.51 4.8 5.7 0.26 1.5
Male 87.45 11 12 0.37 1.65
Female 80.74 10.9 11.9 1.60 2.4
Female 65.97 11.5 13 2.09 2.8
Female 67.14 6.5 7.6 0.93 2
Unknowna 55.64 4.2 5.2 0.43 0.95
  1. a Indicates the lizard that was removed from the validation experiment (see text for details)