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Table 9 QTL studies in selected aquaculture species with major US aquaculture species in bold

From: Aquaculture genomics, genetics and breeding in the United States: current status, challenges, and priorities for future research

Species Traits Reference
Arctic charr Body weight and sexual maturation; Salinity tolerance Küttner et al. 2011 [185]
Norman et al. 2011 [186]
Asian seabass Resistance against viral nervous necrosis disease Liu et al. 2016 [187]
Growth-related traits Wang et al. 2006 [188]
Omega-3 fatty acids Xia et al. 2014 [189]
Atlantic salmon Growth traits and flesh colour Baranski et al. 2010 [190]; Tsai et al. 2014 [191]; 2015 [192]; Moen et al. 2009 [99]; 2015
Resistance against IPN [101]; Houston et al. 2008 [98]; 2010 [100]
Late sexual maturation Gutierrez et al. 2014 [193]
Resistance to pancreas disease Gonen et al. 2015 [194]
Catfish Columnaris disease resistance Geng et al. 2015 [102]
ESC disease resistance Wang et al. 2013 [38]; Zhou et al. 2017 [103]
Hypoxia tolerance Wang et al. 2016 [105];
Heat stress Jin et al. 2016 [104]
Head size Geng et al. 2016 [106]
Common carp Muscle fiber traits Zhang et al. 2011 [195]
Morphometric traits Boulton et al. 2011 [196]
Swimming ability Laghari et al. 2014 [197]
Eastern oyster Disease resistance Yu and Guo, 2006 [110]
European seabass Growth, body weight Louro et al. 2016 [198],
Morphometric traits and stress response Massault et al. 2010 [199]
Pacific white shrimp Growth parameters Andriantahina et al. 2013 [178]
Giant tiger prawn Disease resistance and sex determination Robinson et al. 2014 [200]
Japanese flounder Vibrio anguillarum resistance Wang et al. 2014 [201]
Pacific oyster Growth Guo et al. 2012 [112]
Resistance against summer mortality Sauvage et al. 2010 [202]
Viability Plough & Hedgecock, 2011 [111]; Plough et al. 2016 [113]
Gilthead seabream Skeletal deformities Negrín-Báez et al. 2015 [203]
Sex determination and body growth Loukovitis et al. 2011 [204]
Resistance to fish pasteurellosis Massault et al. 2011 [205]
Rainbow trout Growth related traits Kocmarek et al. 2015 [206]; Wringe at al., 2010 [207]; Leder at al., 2006 [208]; Easton et al. 2011 [209]; Miller et al. 2012 [210]
Spawning time; development rate
Upper thermal tolerance Perry et al. 2005 [211]
Whirling disease resistance Baerwald et al. 2011 [212]
Bacterial cold water disease resistance Vallejo et al. 2014 [107]; Palti et al. 2015 [108]; Liu et al. 2015 [109]; Campbell et al. 2014 [213]
IHNV disease resistance Rodriguez et al. 2004 [214]; Campbell et al. 2014 [213]
Fillet yield Gonzalez-Pena et al. 2016 [26]
Osmoregulation capacity Le Bras et al. 2011 [215]
Response to crowding stress Rexroad et al. 2013 [216]; Liu et al. 2015 [217]
Turbot Growth traits Sánchez-Molano et al. 2011 [218]
Aeromonas resistance Rodríguez-Ramilo et al. 2011 [219]
Resistance against Philasterides Rodríguez‐Ramilo et al. 2013 [220]
Resistance to viral haemorrhagic septicaemia Rodríguez-Ramilo et al. 2014 [221]
Tilapia Growth traits Liu et al. 2014 [222]; Wang et al. 2015 [223]
Sex Palaiokostas et al. 2015 [224]