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Table 3 Frequency of cone pigment subsets across species and sex

From: Functional diversity in the color vision of cichlid fishes

   Frequency (%)
   M. zebra M. auratus P. taeniolatus
Subset Cones Female (6) Male (5) Female (4) Male (7) Female (5) Male (7)
1 4 50.0 - - - - -
2 4 50.0 100.0 - - - -
3 5 - - 50.0 28.6 - -
4 4 - - 25.0 - - -
5 3 - - 25.0 - - -
6 5 - - - 14.3 20.0 28.6
7 5 - - - 14.3 40.0 42.9
8 4 - - - 28.6 - -
9 4 - - - 14.3 - 28.6
10 4 - - - - 20.0 -
11 4 - - - - 20.0 -
  1. Frequency of cone pigment subsets in females and males of M. zebra, M. auratus and P. taeniolatus. Frequency of cone pigment subsets was calculated for each sex and each species on the basis of spectral sensitivity data. The sample size for each of the examined groups is indicated in parentheses.