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Table 1 Sampling in various cavefish and surface fish localities, as well as in the laboratory facility, to deduce age/size relationships

From: Comparing growth in surface and cave morphs of the species Astyanax mexicanus: insights from scales

Origin Population Number of fish sampled Number of fish analyzed TL (cm) min–max Age (months) min–max Water temperature
Caves, wild-caught Pachón cavefish 69 55 2.6–6.5 24–60 24.3–24.5 °C
Tinaja cavefish 12 12 3.0–8.5 36–108 23.2 °C
Subterráneo cavefish 26 13 4.0–7.5 36–60 23.7–23.7 °C
Rivers, wild-caught Arroyo Lagarto surface fish 39 37 3.5–7.9 36–72 25 °C
Rio Gallinas surface fish 44 42 2.8–6.1 24–60 25–25.3 °C
Laboratory-reared Texas Surface fish 227 227 0.5–9.5 1–89 26 °C
Pachón cavefish 165 165 0.6–10.0 1–88 23 °C