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Table 1 C-values (pg) of nototheniid species

From: Mobilization of retrotransposons as a cause of chromosomal diversification and rapid speciation: the case for the Antarctic teleost genus Trematomus

Sub-families Genus. species (abbreviation) Chromosomal numbers (2n) No. examined C-values (pg) ± SE Prior published results (ref)
Trematominae T. eulepidotus (Teu) 24 1 1.26  
T. pennellii (Tpe) 32 1 1.15  
T. borchgrevinki (Tbo) 45 – 46 a 8 1.09 ± 0.039 1.28 [116]
T. hansoni (Tha) 45 - 46/46/48 a 12 1.26 ± 0.025  
T. bernacchii (Tbe) 48 17 1.12 ± 0.019 1.20 [73, 117]
T. loennbergii (Tlo) 47 - 48 a 1 1.34  
T. lepidorhinus (Tle) 47 - 48 a 0 ND  
T. newnesi (Tne) 45 - 46 a 2 1.15 ± 0.141 1.01 [60]
T. scotti (Tsc) 48 0 ND  
T. nicolaï (Tni) 57 - 58 a 2 1.17 ± 0.04  
  I. cyanobrancha (Icy) 48 0 ND  
Nototheniinae N. coriiceps (Nco) 22 3 1.36 ± 0.118 1.13 [60]
Dissostichinae D. mawsoni (Dma) 48 3 1.02 ± 0.016 0.97 [116]; 1.03 [73, 117];1.20 [60]
  1. aSeveral different karyotypes per species due to sex chromosome differentiation (either an X1X1X2X2 female or an X1X2Y male). The possible combinations from our sampling are underlined
  2. ND not determined, no erythrocytes samples available