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Table 1 Median ± semi-interquartile interval and confidence interval of animal and ultrasound measurements in sea turtle eyes

From: Ocular ultrasonography of sea turtles

  All animals (n = 32) Caretta caretta (n = 10) Chelonia mydas (n = 8) Eretmochelys imbricate (n = 8) Lepidochelys olivacea (n = 6)
Median ± S-IQR CI Median ± S-IQR CI Median ± S-IQR CI Median ± S-IQR CI Median ± S-IQR CI
BW (kg) 38.6 ± 18.65 38.964–58.482 40.2 ± 41.19 12.028–123.872 31.3 ± 22.465 3.289–65.604 13.20 ± 12.8 4.633–40.1 35.0 ± 4.30 24.839–43.628
CCL (cm) 69.1 ± 12.75 64.690–73.919 73.5 ± 14.975 64.216–97.051 62.3 ± 18.63 37.183–85.384 50.5 ± 11.465 43.248–69.919 62.25 ± 5.44 56.668–68.465
CCW (cm) 63.70 ± 8.40 57.351–68.202 61.0 ± 12.66 42.528–90.722 65.1 ± 12.35 38.654–82.546 43.3 ± 10.88 28.546–69.354 61.4 ± 5.07 56.939–69.061
SOW (cm) 1.07 ± 0.085 1.057–1.117 1.04 ± 0.13a 0.856–1.358 0.93 ± 0.10ab 0.789–1.166 0.82 ± 0.09b 0.685–1.010 1.05 ± 0.04a 0.969–1.305
SOT (cm) 0.07 ± 0.01 0.068–0.078 0.08 ± 0.005a 0.069–0.085 0.06 ± 0.005b 0.056–0.074 0.07 ± 0.005b 0.060–0.688 0.07 ± 0.005b 0.0592–0.073
CT (cm) 0.04 ± 0.005 0.040–0.044 0.05 ± 0.005a 0.042–0.051 0.04 ± 0.005c 0.027–0.043 0.04 ± 0.00bc 0.036–0.041 0.04 ± 0.005b 0.041–0.051
ASD (cm) 0.1 ± 0.015 0.100–0.115 0.11 ± 0.01ab 0.100–0.122 0.1 ± 0.025ab 0.080–0.138 0.08 ± 0.005b 0.076–0.117 0.11 ± 0.02a 0.102–0.126
LAL (cm) 0.48 ± 0.07 0.449–0.495 0.44 ± 0.095a 0.424–0.549 0.48 ± 0.065ab 0.400–0.520 0.36 ± 0.045b 0.347–0.417 0.53 ± 0.025a 0.518–0.555
VCD (cm) 1.18 ± 0.125 1.118–1.218 1.25 ± 0.15a 1.241–1.441 1.07 ± 0.125b 0.898–1.140 0.97 ± 0.075b 0.947–1.078 1.21 ± 0.03a 1.195–1.248
AGL (cm) 1.79 ± 0.215 1.676–1.824 1.88 ± 0.23a 1.784–2.079 1.63 ± 0.18b 1.382–1.779 1.41 ± 0.13b 1.379–1.603 1.89 ± 0.045a 1.838–1.904
  1. S-IQR semi-interquartile interval, CI confidence interval, BW body weight, CCL curved carapace length, CCW curved carapace width, SOW scleral ossicle width, SOT scleral ossicle thickness, CT corneal thickness, ASD anterior chamber depth, LAL lens axial length, VCD vitreous chamber depth, AGL axial globe length. Different letters in a column indicate significant difference between groups (P < 0.05)