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Giants, Dwarfs and the Environment – Metamorphic Trait Plasticity in the Common Frog

Figure 1

Pond characteristics and metamorphic traits.

Visualization of environmental parameters in relation to Rana temporaria metamorphic mass (median) and development time (median). Values are colour-coded, warm colours indicating higher values. Ponds (bottom) are ordered according to their values for the respective trait, the values for the respective environmental parameter are given in the column above. There is no correlation between traits and environmental parameter visible (rows).

Figure 1