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Table 5 AMOVA analysis, based on (a) PCR–RFLPs of part of the 16S rRNA gene and (b) RAPD data for Ensis siliqua

From: Strong genetic differentiation among east Atlantic populations of the sword razor shell (Ensis siliqua) assessed with mtDNA and RAPD markers

Source of variation d f Sum of squares Variance components Percentage of variation P-value
(a)
 Among groups 1 61.725 0.398 80.39 <0.001
 Among localities within groups 7 2.953 0.010 2.00 <0.001
 Within localities 305 26.596 0.087 17.61 0.008
 Total 313 91.274 0.495   
(b)
 Among groups 1 315.555 2.083 14.08 0.001
 Among localities within groups 7 480.992 2.182 14.75 0.001
 Within localities 233 2453.065 10.528 71.17 0.001
 Total 241 3249.612 14.793   
  1. Two groups were considered, one composed by the Iberian localities but Aveiro and other by the remaining samples
  2. (a) mtDNA, F SC = 0.102, F ST = 0.824, F CT = 0.804 (b) RAPDs F SC = 0.141, F ST = 0.172, F CT = 0.288