Table 1

Trait values for the QTL on LgP07 and LgP17 (Figure 1)
Evolutionary
Trait Genotypic classes significance
CC CS SS
LgP07
Eye size 0.82 0.98 1.03 Adaptive (?)
Melanophore # 50.2 32.9 23.4 Neutral
Maxillary teeth 2.50 2.60 2.68 Maladaptive
Condition factor 1.05 0.98 0.96 Adaptive
Weight loss −0.42 −0.34 −0.33 Maladaptive
Anal fin rays 22.2 22.2 21.8 Neutral (?)
Depth caudal ped. 0.102 0.102 0.098 Maladaptive (?)
Suborbital (SO3) width 0.67 0.63 0.59 Neutral (?)
LgP17
Eye size (ET) 0.96 0.90 0.81 Maladaptive (?)
Eye size (EMT) 1.16 1.11 0.98 Maladaptive (?)
Melanophore # (EMT) 40.36 26.74 25.3 Neutral
Maxillary teeth 3.07 2.44 2.11 Adaptive
Maxillary teeth (ET) 3.99 3.29 3.08 Adaptive
Maxillary teeth (EMT) 3.12 2.23 1.90 Adaptive
Thoracic ribs 11.8 12.3 13.1 Neutral (?)

CC cave allele homozygote, CS heterozygote, SS surface allele homozygote Trait values for LgP07 were taken from [3]. Trait values for multi-trait QTL were calculated from allelic substitution values in [3] or computed from the original files used for QTL detection [6].

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