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Table 2 Summary statistics of the traits

From: SNP markers associated with body size and pelt length in American mink (Neovison vison)

Trait Unit Records Mean (std. error) Rang of trait (min~max) Pedigree-based heritability Genomic heritabilitya
Behavior 1 (exploratory behavior) to 4 (avoidance behavior) 875 0.22 (0.05) −1.27~ 2.70 0.15 0.20
Body weight gram 2265 74.59 (5.98) − 700.97~ 868.68 0.49 0.48
Under wool density 1–3 (flat-filling) 1557 0.04 (0.01) −1.28~ 0.85 0.10 0.15
Guard hair length 1–5 (long-short) 1557 0.03 (0.01) −1.99~ 1.17 0.34 0.40
Guard hair thickness 1–3 (thick-thin) 1557 0.03 (0.01) −1.4~ 1.09 0.34 0.41
Pelt density 1–3 (flat-filling) 1995 0.11 (0.01) −1.18~ 1.20 0.22 0.21
Pelt length cm 1960 0.06 (0.09) −21.65~ 17.26 0.42 0.44
Pelt quality 1–12 (worst-best) 1995 0.13 (0.05) −5.39~ 7.13 0.31 0.32
Pelt silkiness 1–3 (normal-silky) 1987 −0.08 (0.01) −1.167~ 1.49 0.18 0.22
Color of the under wool 1–3 (red-blue) 1557 0.03 (0.02) −1.44~ 1.22 0.19 0.13
Overall general impression of pelt 1–5 (5 is best) 1557 0.09 (0.02) −3.33~ 1.79 0.16 0.42
Silky appearance of the pelt 1–3 (normal-silky) 1557 −0.07 (0.02) −1.39~ 1.05 0.18 0.33
  1. a Ratio between variance captured by all SNP markers and the phenotypic variance