Table 6.

Competition between isolates of V. fischeri in Sepiola juveniles, as determined at 26°Ca

V. fischeri strainsRatio of bacterial strains in squid host species
S. affinisS. ligulata
SA1 and SL849:5158:42
SA1 and SI251:4944:56
SA1 and SR552:4850:50
SA1 and SA856:4449:51
SL8 and SR547:5351:59
SL8 and SI244:5655:45
SL8 and SL250:5054:46
SI2 and SR549:5143:57
  • a The results of individual competition experiments are average percentages based on 30 individuals. All percentages were arcsine transformed by methods described by Sokal and Rohlf (36).