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Table 2 The body mass, liver mass and pectoral muscle mass of the different species within the various categories of death

From: A description of the gross pathology of drowning and other causes of mortality in seabirds

Species Mean body mass g (Range, sd, n)
drowned oiled Unknown cause Storm wreck
guillemots 1112.4 (760–1461, 157.3, 43) 592.5 (468–800, 73.6, 48) 586.2 (470–740, 76.2, 12) NA
shags 1814.7 (930–2448, 272.9, 27) NA 1046 (NA, NA, 1) 1086.3 (1010–1168, 56.3, 6)
razorbills 783.7 (530–1045, 125.2, 26) 448.3 (360–542, 91.1, 3) 455 (NA, NA, 1) NA
  Mean liver mass g (Range, sd, n =)
guillemots 50.6 (28.8–75, 10.3, 35) 22.8 (11.4–43, 9.0, 21) 24.3 (14–41.7, 10.0, 6) NA
shags 72.4 (55.8–102, 10.5, 26) NA NA 30.6 (26.6–33.1, 2.6, 5)
razorbills 33.3 (20–51.4, 9.6, 10) 19.4 (NA, NA, 1) NA NA
  Mean pectoral mass g (Range, sd, n =)
guillemots 156.2 (127.2–177, 17.1, 11) NA NA NA
shags 180.8 (136.2–236.4, 22.2, 25) NA NA NA
razorbills 95.1 (82.3–103, 9.13, 4) NA NA NA
  1. NA No data obtained