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Table 1 Information on analysed Norwegian threespined sticklebacks populations. N denotes total (males/females). See Fig. 1 for map

From: The temporal window of ecological adaptation in postglacial lakes: a comparison of head morphology, trophic position and habitat use in Norwegian threespine stickleback populations

Population Island Drainage N (M/F) Estimated age (ybp) Elevation (m a. s. l.) Area (km2) Distance to sea (m) Mean depth (m) Fish species Body length cm mean (std)
1. Andenes Harbor Ocean Ocean 20 (10/10) 0 0 - - - Several taxa 5.32 (0.31)
2. Nedre Storfjordvatn Vestvågøy Storfjordelva 20 (4/16) 3 100 3 0.114 265 4.61 Bt 4.55 (0.35)
3. Skulbruvatn Vestvågøy Skulbruelva 19 (11/8) 3 300 3 0.141 290 5.02 As, Bt, Ac 4.45 (0.42)
4. Farstadvatn Vestvågøy Farstadelva 19 (7/12) 3 300 3 1.250 1197 12.03 As, Bt, Ac 4.37 (0.69)
5. Øvre Storfjordvatn Vestvågøy Storfjordelva 20 (2/18) 5 400 7 0.185 610 5.60 Bt 4.44 (0.45)
6. Jordendsvatnet Gimsøy Jordendselva 20 (5/15) 12 500 6 0.121 1579 4.73 Bt 4.52 (0.35)
7. Bjørnvatnet Flakstadøya Rishaugelva 19 (8/11) 12 500 26 0.023 1728 2.43 Bt 3.97 (0.21)
8. Store Sortevatn Gimsøy Sorteelva 20 (6/14) 13 500 13 0.217 1047 5.97 Bt 4.28 (0.32)
9. Reppvatn Vestvågøy Farstadelva 20 (2/18) 13 600 9 0.572 863 8.80 As, Bt, Ac 3.97 (0.54)
10. Tindvatnet Flakstadøya Nussfjordelva 19 (11/8) 13 800 44 0.052 2470 3.37 Bt 3.87 (0.40)
11. Nedre Jenndalsvatn Gimsøy Jenndalselva 19 (8/11) 14 300 20 0.216 1087 5.96 Bt 4.73 (0.35)
12. Ostadvatn Vestvågøy Farstadelva 19 (5/14) 14 600 23 1.223 7893 11.92 As, Bt, Ac 4.26 (0.60)
13. Lomstjørna Andøya Tofteelva 20 (6/14) 14 700 24 0.029 2595 2.67 As, Bt 4.49 (0.34)
14. Litlevatn Andøya Kryssdalselva 20 (10/10) 14 900 35 0.063 7086 3.64 Bt 4.67 (0.47)
15. Storvatnet Andøya Storeelva 20 (7/13) 15 000 26 0.310 2360 6.89 As, Bt, Ac 4.27 (0.45)
16. Melavatn Andøya Melaelva 20 (4/16) 15 300 13 1.968 3698 14.42 As, Bt, Ac 4.62 (0.51)
17. Nøssdalsvatn Andøya Melaelva 20 (7/13) 15 400 22 0.969 6788 10.86 As, Bt, Ac 4.24 (0.58)
18. Ravatn Langøya Nykvågelva 20 (2/18) 15 500 10 0.267 800 6.49 Bt, Ac 4.42 (0.39)
19. Storvatnet Andøya Rambergselva 20 (3/17) 15 500 30 1.000 3379 11.00 As, Bt 4.43 (0.53)
20. Steinsvatn Andøya Steinvasselva 20 (6/14) 15 500 16 1.599 3832 13.27 Bt 4.41 (0.36)
21. Øvre Jenndalsvatn Gimsøy Jenndalselva 19 (9/10) 15 500 40 0.268 2409 6.50 Bt, Ac 4.16 (0.25)
22. Einletvatn Pond Andøya Litleelva 20 (15/5) 16 000 37 0.007 3561 1.51 - 4.70 (0.50)
23. Finnkongdalsvatn Andøya Melaelva 20 (8/12) 16 500 41 0.139 8500 5.00 Bt 3.84 (0.58)
24. Tordalsvatn Andøya Nordelva 19 (5/14) 17 000 43 0.737 4648 9.74 Bt, Ac 3.82 (0.35)
25. Einletvatn Andøya Litleelva 15 (6/9) 18 000 37 0.282 3520 6.63 Bt 4.56 (0.38)
26. Øvre Æråsvatn Andøya Tofteelva 19 (6/13) 18 700 44 0.244 5300 6.26 Bt, Ac 4.63 (0.33)
  1. Species codes in column “Fish species”; As Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), Bt Brown trout (Salmo trutta), Ac Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus)