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Table 1 Terms and variables

From: The importance of selection in the evolution of blindness in cavefish

B An allele that causes sightedness
b An allele that causes blindness
q Allele frequency of b in the cave population
Q Allele frequency of b in the surface population
q Frequency of b in the cave population in the next generation
Δ q Change in allele frequency in a generation
s Fitness advantage of b in the cave population
h Dominance level of b in heterozygotes
m Rate of immigration from the surface population to the cave population
u Mutation rate of B to b
k Number of additive diploid loci
N The size of the population in the cave