heritability in the narrow sense

her·i·ta·bil·i·ty in the nar·row sense

the proportion of the total phenotypic variance that can be ascribed to additive genetic variance alone. It reflects the similarity between parent and offspring, and is related to the commercial breeding value.
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All of the heritability in the narrow sense of sire half-sib and the heritability in the broad sense of dam full-sib of body weight, test diameter of S.
This is the first report of heritability in the narrow sense reported for sea urchins.