spermdepletion: Sperm depletion data in a hermaphrodite sea slug

Description

Data of experiment 1 in Anthes et al. (2014) to measure the depletion rate of sperms in a hermaphrodite sea slug.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 264 observations on the following 6 variables.

donor

the id of the focal sperm donor

matingN

the number of the mating in the sequences of matings

totalsperm

number of sperms transferred to the receiver

MeanPairSize

mean of the weight of the two slugs of the pair

RelativeDonorSize

a relative size measurement of the donor, see Anthes et al. (2014)

Dec_duration

duration of mating in decimal minutes

References

Anthes N, Werminghausen J, Lange R (2014) Large donors transfer more sperm, but depletion is faster in a promiscuous hermaphrodite. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 477-483.

Examples

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