TABLE 1

Intensity patterns of paternal mtDNA in progeny of three different ages of M. edulis mussels from 14 pair-matings

M mtDNA pattern
FamilyAge progeny examinedNo. progeny examinedI (strong)II (weak)III (absent)No. progeny sexedNo. male progeny
A
D1714 d388030400
Z10314 d30171125033
X10114 d40213740
X1013 m14059
X1016 m150411
B53 m17089370
B56 m9045
B63 m140311190
B66 m150312
B73 m240123450
B76 m240024
B93 m240123460
B96 m240915
B
H1414 d40201286124
J1514 d3425275239
F53 m24121113016
F56 m2413011
F63 m1410313829
F66 m151302
F73 m2463153318
F76 m231337
F96 m2211382013
F96 m249312
H153 m14536126
H156 m15807
  • In each family, the letter refers to the female parent and the number to the male parent. A, female parent is a daughter of female EF4; B, female parent is a daughter of female EF5; d, days; m, months.