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Effects of long-term preservation on amphibian body conditions: Implications for historical morphological research

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Supplemental Information

Size range of frogs measured and the difference in measurements between researchers

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2930v1/supp-1

Range and mean values of live and preserved body length

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2930v1/supp-2

Range and mean values of live and preserved body mass

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2930v1/supp-3

Multiple comparisons between fresh specimens and preserved specimens

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2930v1/supp-4

The raw data in this study

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2930v1/supp-5

The raw data for test inter-observer bias

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2930v1/supp-6

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Guocheng Shu conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Yuzhou Gong analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Feng Xie conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Nicholas C. Wu wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Cheng Li conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper, collected specimens in the field.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The research was approved by the Animal Care and Use Committee of the Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Chengdu Institute of Biology

Funding

The project is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31172055 granted to Cheng Li, and No. 31172174 granted to Feng Xie). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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