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Indirect genetic effects and inbreeding: Consequences of BLUP selection for socially affected traits on rate of inbreeding
- Social interactions often occur among living organisms, including aquatic animals. There is empirical evidence showing that social interactions may genetically affect phenotypes of individuals and their group mates. In this context, the heritable effect of an individual on the phenotype of another individual is known as an Indirect Genetic Effect (IGE). Selection for socially affected traits may increase response to artificial selection, but also affect rate of inbreeding.
- Sustainable aquaculture 
- Journal Article