Probe trial. Percentage of total distance spent in the target quadrant during the probe trial, when the platform was removed and the rats were allowed to swim freely for 60 s. There were no differences in total distance and time spent in the target quadrant between groups. #Indicates groups that performed above chance level (25%) in the target quadrant; p <0.05. Values are means ± SEM, n = 7–8. ALA, alpha-linolenic acid; n-3 FAD, n-3 fatty acid deficient; Fe, iron; ID, iron deficient.