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Ecological parameter:  shape factor

Parameter group: life parameters

Explanation:
Minor ratio of largest to smallest part of the body (in general total body length divided by maximum body depth).

Classification system: single category assignment system

Abbreviations:
Category nameAbbreviationExplanation
<=4,35sh1ratio is less than or equal 4,35 (shape factor 1)
4,35-4,78sh2ratio is between 4,35 and 4,78 (shape factor 2)
4,78-5,6sh3ratio is between 4,78 and 5,6 (shape factor 3)
>=5,6sh4ratio is more than 5,6 (shape factor 4)
Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Acipenseriformes3 / 13 - 23%
Anguilliformes1 / 1 - 100%
Atheriniformes2 / 4 - 50%
Clupeiformes2 / 18 - 11.1%
Cypriniformes35 / 312 - 11.2%
Cyprinodontiformes2 / 12 - 16.6%
Esociformes2 / 3 - 66.6%
Gadiformes1 / 1 - 100%
Gasterosteiformes2 / 9 - 22.2%
Perciformes16 / 94 - 17%
Petromyzontiformes3 / 13 - 23%
Pleuronectiformes2 / 3 - 66.6%
Salmoniformes11 / 125 - 8.8%
Scorpaeniformes1 / 16 - 6.2%
Siluriformes4 / 7 - 57.1%