Data from: Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in zebra finches: microsatellite markers can be better than their reputation

Forstmeier W, Schielzeth H, Mueller JC, Ellegren H, Kempenaers B

Date Published: March 27, 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.6v0h65g3

 

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Title data_trait_ccattr
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Description Table that contains male attractiveness phenotypes based on choice chamber trials (2 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; CCattr: attractiveness score.
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Title data_trait_cchops
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Description Table that contains choice activity phenotypes based on choice chamber trials (4 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; testFemale: sequence of tests per female; HopsTotal: total number of hops in choice chamber, HopsTotalSq: square-root transformed number of hops.
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Title data_trait_eggsize
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Description Table that contains egg size phenotypes of egg laying females (5 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual (the egg laying female); EggVolume: egg volume calculated from egg width and egg length (see paper for formula); EggLength: egg length in mm; EggWidth: egg width in mm; EggID: unique egg identifier.
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Title data_trait_cagefecundity
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Description Table that contains fecundity data measured in cages (5 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; nEggs: number of eggs produced; Days: duration of the breeding period in days; nWeeks: duration of the breeding period in (fractions of) weeks; FecundityCagesWeek: average number of eggs produced per week of the breeding period.
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Title data_trait_aviaryfecundity
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Description Table that contains fecundity data measured in aviaries (3 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; RelFitness: number of eggs produced standardized to relative fecundity within aviaries (division by aviary mean); Season: year of the breeding season.
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Title data_trait_beakcolour
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Description Table that contains beak colour phenotypes (4 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; BeakColourDA: beak colour score based on discriminant analysis (for details see paper); Sex: sex of the individual (0 = female, 1 = male); Session: identifier for the measuring session.
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Title data_trait_malefitness
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Description Table that contains male siring success measured in aviaries (3 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; RelFitness: number of eggs sired standardized to relative siring success within aviaries (division by aviary mean); Season: year of the breeding season.
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Title data_trait_mass8
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Description Table that contains phenotypes of chick mass at day 8 (3 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; Mass8: chick weight in gram; Sex: sex of the individual (0 = female, 1 = male).
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Title data_trait_courtshiprate
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Description Table that contains courtship rate phenotypes (2 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; SongSq: square-root transformed number of seconds of song in standardized courtship trials.
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Title data_trait_tarsus
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Description Table that contains tarsus length phenotypes (3 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; Tarsus: tarsus length in mm; Sex: sex of the individual (0 = female, 1 = male).
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Title data_trait_weight
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Description Table that contains adult mass phenotypes (5 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; Mass: weight in gram; MassCubeRoot: cube-root transformed weight; Sex: sex of the individual (0 = female, 1 = male); Session: identifier for the measuring session.
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Title data_microsatellite_genotypes
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Description Table that contains microsatellite genotypes (6 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; InbredYN: whether or not an individual with the offspring a brother-sister mating (1 = true, 0 = false); Locus: locus name; Allele1: allele call of the shorter allele (0 represents null alleles); Allele2: allele call of the longer allele (0 represents null alleles); Heterozygote: whether or not the individual was heterozygous at the given locus (1 = true, 0 = false).
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Title data_heterozygosities
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Description Table that contains pedigree-based inbreeding coefficient and marker-based heterozygosities (14 columns). Ind_ID: identifier of the individual; InbredYN: whether or not an individual with the offspring a brother-sister mating (1 = true, 0 = false); F: pedigree-based inbreeding coefficient; MLHms: multilocus heterozygosity based on microsatellites; IRms: internal relatedness based on microsatellites; HLms: homozygosity by locus based on microsatellites; d2ms: mean d square based on microsatellites; MLHsnp: multilocus heterozygosity based on SNPs; sMLHsnp: standardized multilocus heterozygosity based on SNPs; IRsnp: internal relatedness based on SNPs; MLHsnp: multilocus heterozygosity based on SNPs; HLsnp: homozygosity by locus based on SNPs; PCirirF: first principle component of F, IRms and IRsnp.
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Forstmeier W, Schielzeth H, Mueller JC, Ellegren H, Kempenaers B (2012) Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in zebra finches: microsatellite markers can be better than their reputation. Molecular Ecology 21(13): 3237-3249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05593.x

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Forstmeier W, Schielzeth H, Mueller JC, Ellegren H, Kempenaers B (2012) Data from: Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in zebra finches: microsatellite markers can be better than their reputation. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.6v0h65g3
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