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Table 4 Sample sizes, mean standard body length and the mean of key meristic counts

From: Mitochondrial and morphological variation of Tilapia zillii in Israel

Aquatic system Coastal Kishon Jordan River Dead Sea
Sample Taninim Ein Afek Ramat Gan* Nitzanim* HaMa'apil* Kishon Kinneret Beit She'an Ein Feshkha Ne'ot HaKikar*
Data set           
Molecular 13 10 15 10 2 10 16 13 13 15
Meristic 16 12 15 15 0 10 25 14 16 15
SL±sd (cm) 8.5±2.9 4.7±4.3 6.7±2 6.8±4.8   13.2±1.6 10.6±5.2 10.1±2.1 12.3±4.3 4.6±1.4
TR3±sd 6±0.5 6±0.7 6.1±0.3 6.2±0.7   7±0.6 6±0.4 6±0.8 7±0 5±0.6
LPR±sd 4±0 5±0 4±0 4±0   5±0.3 4.2±0.4 3.9±0.3 4±0 4±0.5
  1. * Introduced population, SL = mean standard body length, sd = standard deviation of standard body length. HaMa'apil sample was not measured due to small sample size. TR3 = Number of scales between the lower lateral line and the anal fin. LPR = The position of the longest pectoral ray