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Table 3 PERMANOVA results and significance among sampling time, size, position and interaction factors on community structure at both experimental sites

From: Effects of patch size and position above the substratum during early succession of subtidal soft-bottom communities

  df SS MS F P
Colorado
Time 3 28,560 9,520 27.853 0.001
Size 1 847.03 847.03 2.4781 0.043
Position 1 998.51 998.51 2.9214 0.021
Time × size 3 3,135.3 1,045.1 3.0577 0.002
Time × position 3 1,289.3 429.78 1.2574 0.241
Size × position 1 159.36 159.36 0.4662 0.749
Time × size × position 3 805.68 268.56 0.7857 0.662
Bolsico
Time 4 17,035 4,258.83 0.259 0.001
Size 1 298.85 298.85 2.1233 0.117
Position 1 488.02 488.02 3.4673 0.031
Time × size 4 338.04 84.509 0.6004 0.713
Time × position 4 1,051 262.75 1.8668 0.086
Size × position 1 139.64 139.64 0.9921 0.382
Time × size × position 4 258.92 64.73 0.4599 0.824
  1. df Degrees of freedom, F Pseudo-F ratios and P permuted probability values. Significant values are given in bold