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Table 5 Estimates of genetic (above diagonal) and phenotypic (below diagonal) correlations between traits, with standard errors

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

Traits FCRa FI WG RG AMC AMN ALC ALN AAC IFCR_AMC IFCR_AMN IFER_AMC IFER_AMN
FCR   − 0.61 ± 0.21 − 0.74 ± 0.17 − 0.82 ± 0.10 − 0.69 ± 0.17 − 0.73 ± 0.14 − 0.90 ± 0.11 − 0.63 ± 0.19 − 0.43 ± 0.28 1.0b 1.0b − 0.63 ± 0.30 − 1.0b
FI − 0.52 ± 0.13   0.98 ± 0.01 0.44 ± 0.20 0.13 ± 0.24 0.16 ± 0.23 0.31 ± 0.25 0.40 ± 0.21 0.13 ± 0.26 − 0.79 ± 0.17 − 0.91 ± 0.21 0.76 ± 0.22 0.84 ± 0.16
WG − 0.65 ± 0.10 0.97 ± 0.01   0.46 ± 0.07 0.19 ± 0.11 0.28 ± 0.09 0.16 ± 0.12 0.56 ± 0.07 0.44 ± 0.04 − 0.76 ± 0.1 − 0.83 ± 0.15 0.75 ± 0.09 0.74 ± 0.12
RG − 0.79 ± 0.07 0.45 ± 0.16 0.54 ± 0.02   0.92 ± 0.04 0.98 ± 0.01 0.12 ± 0.14 0.89 ± 0.03 0.78 ± 0.07 − 0.83 ± 0.08 − 0.80 ± 0.11 0.76 ± 0.09 0.74 ± 0.1
AMC − 0.61 ± 0.12 0.17 ± 0.19 0.29 ± 0.03 0.71 ± 0.01   0.96 ± 0.02 0.38 ± 0.14 0.88 ± 0.04 0.73 ± 0.09 − 0.61 ± 0.17 − 0.65 ± 0.16 0.47 ± 0.18 0.57 ± 0.16
AMN − 0.70 ± 0.1 0.22 ± 0.19 0.35 ± 0.03 0.82 ± 0.009 0.86 ± 0.008   0.20 ± 0.14 0.89 ± 0.03 0.71 ± 0.08 − 0.72 ± 0.12 − 0.72 ± 0.15 0.63 ± 0.13 0.63 ± 0.15
ALC − 0.73 ± 0.08 0.25 ± 0.18 0.09 ± 0.03 0.19 ± 0.03 0.20 ± 0.03 0.15 ± 0.03   0.34 ± 0.12 0.04 ± 0.16 0.10 ± 0.20 − 0.27 ± 0.22 − 0.26 ± 0.18 0.11 ± 0.20
ALN − 0.63 ± 0.12 0.39 ± 0.17 0.42 ± 0.03 0.74 ± 0.01 0.63 ± 0.02 0.70 ± 0.01 0.49 ± 0.02   0.69 ± 0.08 − 0.70 ± 0.11 − 0.77 ± 0.12 0.58 ± 0.13 0.66 ± 0.13
AAC − 0.40 ± 0.16 0.17 ± 0.19 0.30 ± 0.03 0.60 ± 0.02 0.52 ± 0.02 0.56 ± 0.02 0.24 ± 0.03 0.54 ± 0.02   − 0.58 ± 0.14 − 0.63 ± 0.15 0.53 ± 0.14 0.62 ± 0.14
IFCR_AMC 0.58 ± 0.11 − 0.56 ± 0.12 − 0.41 ± 0.02 − 0.58 ± 0.02 0.06 ± 0.03 − 0.19 ± 0.03 − 0.12 ± 0.03 − 0.37 ± 0.02 − 0.25 ± 0.02   0.90 ± 0.006 − 0.96 ± 0.03 − 0.89 ± 0.07
IFCR_AMN 0.72 ± 0.09 − 0.54 ± 0.11 − 0.41 ± 0.02 − 0.57 ± 0.02 0.10 ± 0.03 − 0.10 ± 0.03 − 0.21 ± 0.03 − 0.36 ± 0.02 − 0.26 ± 0.02 0.87 ± 0.007   − 0.71 ± 0.13 − 0.99 ± 0.03
IFER_AMC − 0.46 ± 0.14 0.50 ± 0.13 0.42 ± 0.02 0.58 ± 0.02 − 0.14 ± 0.03 0.21 ± 0.03 0.07 ± 0.03 0.33 ± 0.02 0.24 ± 0.03 − 0.87 ± 0.006 − 0.66 ± 0.01   0.82 ± 0.09
IFER_AMN − 0.74 ± 0.08 0.57 ± 0.11 0.45 ± 0.02 0.62 ± 0.02 − 0.10 ± 0.03 0.09 ± 0.03 0.16 ± 0.03 0.34 ± 0.02 0.28 ± 0.02 − 0.77 ± 0.01 − 0.88 ± 0.005 0.74 ± 0.01  
  1. aGenetic analysis with FCR and FI was conducted on a tank basis, due to lack of individual recording for FCR and FI (N = 46)
  2. bRestricted on boundary of parameter space