The Fish
data set contains measurements of 159 fish caught in Finlandâ€™s Lake Laengelmavesi (Puranen, 1917).
The following list describes each variable.
species
species of fish
weight
weight of the fish, in grams
length1
length of the fish from the nose to the beginning of the tail, in centimeters
length2
length of the fish from the nose to the notch of the tail, in centimeters
length3
length of the fish from the nose to the end of the tail, in centimeters
height
maximum height of the fish, in centimeters
width
maximum width of the fish, in centimeters
In addition to these variables, the data set contains the following transformed variables.
cubeRootWeight
cube root of the weight
scaledLength1
the ratio length1
/ cubeRootWeight
scaledLength2
the ratio length2
/ cubeRootWeight
scaledLength3
the ratio length3
/ cubeRootWeight
scaledHeight
the ratio height
/ cubeRootWeight
scaledWidth
the ratio width
/ cubeRootWeight
logLengthRatio
logarithm of the ratio length3
/ length1