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Table 2 Embryo- and larva measurements and statistics

From: Developmental basis of phenotypic integration in two Lake Malawi cichlids

  CA DC DC value as % of CA Tukey’s HST p value p < 0.001
Neurocranium (mm)      
 8 dpf      
  EC + trabeculae length 0.787 0.8 101.6 0.1293217  
  EC width 0.301 0.276 91.5 0.0011728  
  NC width 1—anterior 0.6 0.667 111.1 0.0005305 ***
  NC width 2—posterior 1.026 1.081 105.4 0.0009214 ***
 15 dpf      
  EC length 0.681 0.802 117.8 5.60E−06 ***
  EC width 0.581 0.515 88.6 4.20E−06 ***
  NC width—anterior 1.04 1 103.9 0.0126731  
  NC width—posterior 1.75 1.68 96 0.0011456  
Pharyngeal arches      
Linear measurements (mm)      
 15 dpf      
  PMX angle (deg.) 87.794 81.675 93.0 1.37E−05 ***
  PMX asc. proc. length 0.3644 0.4203 115.3 3.23E−05 ***
  PMX tooth. proc. length 0.4065 0.4399 108.2 0.0004156 ***
  DE thickness 0.0636 0.099 155.7 1.20E−06 ***
  LJ length 0.6788 0.6907 101.8 0.1285571  
  PQ anterior length 0.6444 0.6718 104.2 0.1025203  
  PQ posterior length 0.6282 0.7539 120.0 2.00E−07 ***
  CH length 0.6333 0.6702 105.8 0.0008139 ***
  CB1 length 0.5623 0.5745 102.2 0.1286012  
  Raker number 14 10 71.4 0 ***
  Raker spacing 2.5E−05 3.7E−05 147.6 0 ***
  LTP angle (deg.) 88.712 93.188 105.0 0.0035458  
Growth zone width (um)      
 PQ 106.78 137.72 129.0 0 ***
 HS 120.09 131.25 109.3 0.006035  
 CH 42.45 39.95 94.1 0.9428638  
Surface area measurements (mm2)      
 5 dpf      
  MC 0.0317 0.0327 103.3 0.9955359  
  PQ 0.0564 0.0656 116.5 0.3564464  
  HS 0.0674 0.0756 112.1 0.0444626  
  CH 0.0471 0.0487 103.4 0.9974972  
  CB1 0.0203 0.0198 97.2 0.9995432  
 8 dpf      
  MC 0.0424 0.0491 115.8 0.0384713  
  PQ 0.0848 0.1190 140.3 0.0000014 ***
  HS 0.1046 0.1239 118.5 0.0000015 ***
  CH 0.0760 0.0767 100.9 0.9999659  
  CB1 0.0298 0.0298 100.1 1  
 15 dpf      
  MC 0.1075 0.1138 105.8 0.0590679  
  PQ 0.3013 0.4429 147.0 0 ***
  HS 0.2760 0.3124 113.2 0 ***
  CH 0.2476 0.2717 109.7 0.000007 ***
  CB1 0.0715 0.0821 114.8 0.0006013 ***
  UTP 0.1013 0.1256 124.0 7.20E−06 ***
  LTP 0.0907 0.1036 114.2 0.0008328 ***