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Table 2 Distribution of eddies and filaments within trips of six macaroni penguins

From: Influence of oceanographic structures on foraging strategies: Macaroni penguins at Crozet Islands

   Eddies Filaments
Trip Phase n locs averaged on indiviudals Distribution of eddy locations Degree of association within phase Distribution of filaments Degree of association within phase
%–n locs %–n locs %–n locs %–n locs
Outward 14 ± 4 11 %–15 17 %–3 ± 1 20.8 %–22 21.7 %–3.0 ± 1.0
Central 38 ± 5 63 %–87 37 %–15 ± 6 66.7 %–61 27.6 %–9.6 ± 6.0
Inward 16 ± 4 26 %–36 38 %–6 ± 3 12.5 %–10 12.5 %–2.0 ± 1.0
  1. n locs number of locations. Mean ± SD Number of locations within eddies/filaments averaged within each phase for each individual