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Table 1 Summary of results

From: Regionalization of the axial skeleton in the ‘ambush predator’ guild – are there developmental rules underlying body shape evolution in ray-finned fishes?

  log FR-abdominal log FR-caudal Abdominal-caudal
r Slope P r Slope P r Slope P
Chondrosteans 0.1 0.007 (0.001-0.03) 0.37 0.26 0.009 (−0.04-0.03) 0.19 0.17 0.86 (0.08-3.69) 0.3
Lepisosteiformes 0.56 0.03 (0.01-0.04) 0.01 0.4 0.03 (0.005-0.04) 0.07 0.32 0.98 (0.29-3.19) 0.09
Esociformes 0.52 0.01 (0.01-0.04) 0.01 0.03 0.04 (0.03-0.13) 0.43 0.33 2.91 (1.88-9.99) 0.05
Beloniformes 0.61 0.02 (0.01-0.02) <0.01 0.4 0.03 (0.02-0.04) <0.01 0.57 1.84 (1.21-2.23) <0.01
  1. Values in parentheses represent the 95% confidence interval of the slope. FR = fineness ratio.