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Table 1 Spearman correlation matrix between oceanographic variables and abundances of early, intermediate and advanced larvae of U. pusilla

From: Mesoscale advection of Upogebia pusilla larvae through an upwelling filament in the Canaries Coastal Transition Zone (CTZ)

  SST SSS T25 m S25 m T50 m S50 m Early larvae Intermediate larvae
Early larvae −0.44** −0.39** −0.39** −0.44** −0.19 −0.46**   
Intermediate larvae −0.41** −0.24 −0.31* −0.34* −0.36* −0.51** 0.68**  
Advanced larvae −0.40** −0.14 −0.27 −0.23 −0.365* −0.43** 0.57** 0.64**
  1. SST sea surface temperature, T25 m temperature at 25 m depth, T50 m temperature at 50 m depth, SSS sea surface salinity, S25 m salinity at 25 m depth, S50 m salinity at 50 m depth. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01