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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of recorded trait phenotypes

From: Selection for feed efficiency in Atlantic salmon using individual indicator traits based on stable isotope profiling

Trait name Abbreviation Mean Min Max SD CV
Individual traits (N = 2281)
Initial weight (g) IW 21.8 1.7 52.4 8.0 36.8
Final weight (g) FW 32.6 4.9 70.3 11.3 34.8
Weight gain: (\(FW{-}IW\)) (g) WG 10.8 0.3 30.6 4.5 41.9
Relative weight gain: (\(\left( {\left( {FW{-}IW} \right)/FW} \right) \times 100\)) (%) RG 32.8 1.8 64.3 8.1 24.6
Atom% 13C in muscle (%) AMC 1.35 1.14 1.62 0.05 3.8
Atom% 15N in muscle (%) AMN 1.01 0.54 1.76 0.12 11.8
Atom% 13C in liver (%) ALC 1.59 1.27 1.77 0.04 2.4
Atom% 15N in liver (%) ALN 1.64 0.77 2.00 0.13 7.9
Atom% 13C in adipose tissue (%) AAC 1.17 1.09 1.55 0.02 2.1
Tank traits (N = 46)
Feed intake (g dry matter)a FI 363 163 556 110 30.0
Feed conversion ratio: (\(FI/FW - IW\)) FCR 0.69 0.64 0.78 0.03 4.8
  1. aCalculated according to Helland et al. [23]