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Table 2 Non-parametric multivariate analysis of variance (PERMANOVA) examining similarities between epifaunal assemblages (n = 5)

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

Source df Pseudo-F P (perm)
T 2 2.3208 0.003
S 2 2.8155 0.001
H 2 3.6431 0.001
T  × S 4 2.3420 0.001
T  × H 4 2.2785 0.001
S  × H 4 1.7521 0.004
T  × S  × H 8 1.5173 0.001
Res 108   
Total 134    
  1. Time (3 levels, random, orthogonal), Site (3 levels, random, orthogonal), and Habitat (3 levels, fixed, orthogonal)
  2. Pairwise tests for pairs of levels of factor Habitat. Only non-significant results are shown: L3 in April: P (perm) = 0.063
  3. Time = T, Site = S, Habitat = H