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Table 1 Univariate analyses of variance (ANOVA) of number of species (S), number of individuals (N), and Shannon diversity index (H′) (n = 5)

From: Effects of macroalgal identity on epifaunal assemblages: native species versus the invasive species Sargassum muticum

Source df S N H′
F P F P F P
T 2 0.364 0.713 6.534 0.358 1.272 0.373
S 2 1.410 0.342 0.099 0.913 1.126 0.435
H 2 0.172 0.849 0.667 0.610 0.102 0.905
T × S 4 3.141 0.079 0.604 0.671 1.358 0.329
T × H 4 1.785 0.225 0.945 0.486 3.269 0.072
S × H 4 1.433 0.307 1.126 0.409 1.415 0.313
T × S × H 8 1.345 0.229 2.777 0.008 1.987 0.055
Res 108       
Total 134       
Cochran’s C test   C = 0.7170 (P < 0.01) C = 0.1699 (P < 0.05) C = 0.1513 (not significant)
Transformation   Ln(x) Sqrt(x + 1) None
  1. Time (3 levels, random, orthogonal), Site (3 levels, fixed orthogonal), and Habitat (3 levels, fixed, orthogonal)
  2. Time = T, Site = S, Habitat = H