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Table 2 Genetic correlations (± SE) between shell length, number of oviposited eggs, and immune parameters

From: Potential for adaptation to climate change: family-level variation in fitness-related traits and their responses to heat waves in a snail population

  Shell length Number of eggs Haemocyte concentration PO-like activity Antibacterial activity
shell length   0.969*** (±0.017) 0.175 (±0.444) 0.708** (±0.192) −0.153 (±0.267)
number of eggs 0.925*** (±0.048)   −0.110 (±0.538) 0.470 (±0.356) 0.160 (±0.317)
haemocyte concentration 0.140 (±0.315) 0.079 (±0.306)   −0.039 (±0.734) −0.362 (±0.455)
PO-like activity 0.418 (±0.273) 0.329 (±0.283) 0.956*** (±0.026)   −0.348 (±0.387)
antibacterial activity −0.453 (±0.273) −0.641** (±0.194) −0.079 (±0.317) −0.270 (±0.304)  
  1. Estimates are calculated separately at 15 °C (bold values above the diagonal) and 25 °C (values below the diagonal). Significance levels (t-tests): * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001