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Table 3 Mean values ± SE of semen parameters of collared peccaries ( Tayassu tajacu ) according to different anesthesia protocols

From: Effects of atipamezole and medetomidine administration on seminal variables and functions of erection and ejaculation of the collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu) after electroejaculation

  P MP AP
Mean ± SE Range Mean ± SE Range Mean ± SE Range
Volume (μL) 2520.0 ± 603.1a 0-7000.0 1640 ± 329.3a 0-3500.0 1454.9 ± 784.3a 50-9000.0
Motility (%) 90.5 ± 3.1a 70-100 84.5 ± 6.3a 30-95 84.6 ± 4.2a 60-100
Vigor 3.7 ± 0.5a 3-5 3.5 ± 0.5a 2-5 4.0 ± 0.3a 2-5
Alive (%) 65.10 ± 7.0a 29-98 72.8 ± 3.1a 58-88 71.27 ± 4.4a 0-95
Concentration( x 106 sperm/mL) 180.0 ± 0.7ab 10-510 220.2 ± 49.7a 30-550 100.0 ± 25.86b 20-280
Functional integrity of the membrane (%) 82.3 ± 7.9a 20-95 80.50 ± 4.2a 57-98 88.5 ± 2.7a 69-95
  1. a-bValues with different superscripts differ significantly in line (P < 0.05).
  2. P-propofol alone; MP-medetomidine/propofol; AP-atipamezole/propofol treatments.