Table 2.

Total light organ concentrations of V. fischeri and V. logei in field-caughtSepiola adults

Squid speciesaDepth (m)Temp (°C)CFU/adult light organbRatio of V. fischeri toV. logeiMonth and yr caught
V. fischeriV. logei
S. affinis(1)15186.1 × 109 2.4 × 109 72:28May 1999
S. affinis(1)20222.4 × 109 6.3 × 108 79:21July 1995
S. affinis(7)10227.5 × 109 ± 6.6 × 108 9.1 × 108 ± 2.1 × 107 89:11July 1999
S. affinis(2)20185.1 × 108 ± 4.3 × 108 3.2 × 108 ± 1.2 × 107 61:39September 1995
S. intermedia(2)75164.8 × 108 ± 5.4 × 107 8.3 × 109 ± 3.4 × 109 6:94July 1999
S. intermedia(2)60128.4 × 107 ± 4.6 × 102 2.1 × 109 ± 1.2 × 108 4:96September 1995
S. intermedia(1)55121.0 × 109 3.8 × 109 21:79September 1998
S. ligulata(1)40162.1 × 1010 7.9 × 1010 21:79July 1999
S. ligulata(3)55107.1 × 1010 ± 3.2 × 107 1.8 × 1011 ± 2.9 × 106 28:72September 1998
S. robusta(1)60125.1 × 109 4.2 × 1010 11:89July 1995
S. robusta(2)60105.4 × 109 ± 1.5 × 109 7.1 × 1010 ± 4.5 × 109 7:93September 1998
  • a The numbers in parentheses are the numbers of adult animals used to calculate bacterial concentrations.

  • b When more than one animal was used to calculate concentrations, the values are means ± standard deviations.