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Table 5 Narrow sense heritability (in italics) and genetic correlations for survival between experimental infection challenges and field or raceway trials

From: Genetic parameters of resistance to Vibrio aestuarianus, and OsHV-1 infections in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas, at three different life stages

  Stage Field Raceway Experimental infection by V. aestuarianus
Spat Juvenile Spat 1 Spat 2 Juvenile 1 Juvenile 2 Adult
Field Spat 2.15 ± 0.43* 0.23 ± 0.33 0.41 ± 0.50 0.26 ± 0.35 −0.19 ± 0.39 0.19 ± 0.32 0.59 ± 0.32
Raceway Juvenile 0.23 ± 0.33 0.22 ± 0.13 0.40 ± 0.57 0.47 ± 0.40 0.69 ± 0.27* 0.84 ± 0.24* 0.40 ± 0.44
Experimental infection by OsHV-1 Spat 1 0.88 ± 0.12* 0.35 ± 0.33      
Spat 2 1.05 ± 0.07* −0.06 ± 0.41      
Juvenile 1 0.97 ± 0.09* 0.06 ± 0.39   See Table 4    
Juvenile 2 0.77 ± 0.18* −0.21 ± 0.43      
Adult 0.78 ± 0.15* 0.02 ± 0.42      
  1. Spat, oyster <2 cm/<5 g; Juvenile, oyster 2–5 cm/5–20 g; Adult, oyster >5 cm/>20 g
  2. * Significantly different from 0