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Table 1 Sampling statistics of the S. salar cohorts included in the study

From: Molecular pedigree reconstruction and estimation of evolutionary parameters in a wild Atlantic salmon river system with incomplete sampling: a power analysis

Cohort year Number of wild returning fish1 Number of sampled fish2 Total number of analysed fish3 % of sampled fish analysed Overall % of samples analysed
1977 594 169 143 84.6 24.1
1978 400 85 68 80.0 17.0
1979 854 303 273 90.1 32.0
1980 628 127 124 97.6 19.8
1981 355 158 152 96.2 42.8
1982 392 171 150 87.7 38.3
1983 533 227 212 93.4 39.8
1984 245 124 124 100.0 50.6
1985 472 223 217 97.3 46.0
1986 412 53 52 98.1 12.6
Total 4885 1640 1515   
Mean 488.5 164 151.5 92.5 32.3
  1. 1Number returning fish includes all returning wild individuals from the sea, but excluding precocious male parr.
  2. 2Number of sampled fish includes all post-spawned wild adults returning to sea (kelts) after breeding season.
  3. 3Total number of analysed fish includes all sampled fish that were successfully genotyped with ≥ 7 microsatellite loci.