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Table 6 Principal component analysis of FAC in diets and eels; trait loadings on the first axis; shown are correlation coefficients with the first axis

From: Dietary effects on fatty acid composition in muscle tissue of juvenile European eel, Anguilla anguilla (L.)

  Diets Eels
Variance explained* 39% 30%
16:0 0.17 0.04
16:1 n7 −0.32 0.33
16:2 n4 −0.67 0.28
16:3 n4 0.03 0.10
17:0 −0.33 −0.02
17:1 n7 −0.61 0.23
18:0 −0.25 −0.36
18:1 n9 −0.75 −0.49
18:1 n7 −0.27 −0.10
18:2 n6 −0.95 −0.06
18:3 n6 −0.50 0.10
18:3 n4 −0.76 0.20
18:3 n3 (alpha-linoleic) −0.31 0.25
18:4 n3 0.34 0.68
20:0 −0.39 −0.16
20:1 n9 0.25 −0.45
20:2 n6 0.07 −0.03
20:3 n6 0.08 −0.30
20:4 n6 (ARA) −0.04 0.06
21:0 −0.33 0.15
20:3 n3 0.09 0.55
20:4 n3 0.40 0.65
20:5 n3 (EPA) 0.47 0.91
22:0 −0.39 −0.22
22:1 n9 0.26 −0.20
22:2 n6 0.35 0.72
22:5 n3 (DPA) 0.42 0.77
22:3 n3 (DHA) 0.83 0.96
24:0 0.44 0.22
24:1 n9 0.28 −0.07
SATT −0.10 −0.15
1un −0.56 −0.75
2 un −0.97 0.10
3 un −0.30 0.08
4 + un 0.74 0.97
Sum uns 0.10 0.15
SAT/UNSAT −0.09 −0.16
n3 0.70 0.97
n6 −0.91 0.00
n3/n6 0.84 0.88
SUM C16 PUFA −0.35 0.26
SUM C18 PUFA −0.84 0.24
SUM C20 PUFA 0.47 0.90
SUM C22 PUFA 0.82 0.96
SUM PUFA 0.47 0.94
EPA/ARA 0.43 0.69
DHA/EPA 0.73 −0.13
  1. * Variance explained by the first axis