TABLE 3

Distribution of the aggregated and dispersed sperm mitochondrial patterns from two- and four-cell embryos within families of M. edulis (A) and cell localization of sperm mitochondria in two-cell embryos within pattern within family (B)

Family
Distribution pattern1234567
A.
Aggregated8(5.562)18(11.746)16(12.851)14(8.375)33(10.520)22(9.313)22(10.313)
Dispersed25(27.438)44(50.254)42(45.149)20(25.625)25(47.480)9(21.687)11(22.687)
Probability:0.2570.0430.3190.025000
B.
No. of embryos with sperm mitochondria from aggregated pattern
In AB cell2646351
In CD cell6998211721
    Probability:0.1570.4390.1660.5390.0000.0110.000
No. of mitochondria from dispersed pattern
In AB47504930191215
In CD55534438202119
    Probability:0.4280.7680.6040.3320.8720.1170.493