Experiments Stocking combinations Successful fertilization  (%) Failure of fertilization  (%) Mortality due to inflicted Injuries (%) Natural mortality  (%)
1 3 BS 91±0.74 4.3±0.20 1.4±0.17 3.2±0.23
2 3 MS 38±0.50 40.6±0.56 19.2±0.31 2.0 ±0.05
3 6 SM 34.5±0.57 41±0.57 23.1±0.35 1.2±0.11
4 1 blocked BS
+ 2 MS
17.3±0.22 75.5±0.48 1.9±0.28 5.2±0.17
5 1 BS + 2 MS 98.9±0.20 0 1.0±0.11 0
6 1 blocked BS
+ 5 SM
34.3±0.28 50.1±0.43 3.2±0.17 12.3±0.20
7 1 BS + 5 SM 83.3±0.22 4.3±0.20 1.5±0.17 11±0.20
Table 2: Reproductive potential of the three male morphotypes when held separately and in combination with female (values are mean of three values ± E).
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