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Table 1 Overview of QTL families

From: Genetic dissection of MHC-associated susceptibility to Lepeophtheirus salmonis in Atlantic salmon

Family N Body weight (g) Lice abundance (fish-1) Corr.
   range mean (sd) range mean (sd)  
Family 3 73 142–1010 513.0 (162.8) 4–31 19.6 (5.4) 0.42**
Family 4 109 112–874 445.7 (148.6) 7–38 19.4 (5.8) 0.20*
Family 6 112 228–654 447.4 (91.6) 7–32 18.6 (5.4) 0.20*
  1. Notes. Corr.: Pearson's correlation coefficient between body weight and lice abundance (* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.001); distribution plots of lice abundance in each family are provided in Additional file 1.