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Table 3 Distance summary for each species including the distance to the nearest neighbor (NN) and species’ barcoding gaps

From: Identification of cephalopod species from the North and Baltic Seas using morphology, COI and 18S rDNA sequences

Species n Minimum distance (%) Maximum distance (%) Mean Dist ± SD (%) Nearest neighbor Distance to NN (%) Barcoding gap (%)
Alloteuthis sp. 29 0.00 0.61 0.17 ± 0.14 L. forbesii 12.25 11.64
Loligo forbesii 23 0.00 0.30 0.04 ± 0.06 L. vulgaris 10.25 9.95
Loligo vulgaris 3 0.46 2.13 1.42 ± 0.86 L. forbesii 10.25 8.12
Todarodes sagittatus 2 0.33 0.33 N/A I. coindetti 14.50 14.17
Todaropsis eblanae 7 0.00 0.61 0.23 ± 0.20 I. coindetti 14.78 14.17
Illex coindetii 4 0.00 0.33 0.16 ± 0.17 S. tridens 14.05 13.72
Sepietta oweniana 4 0.00 0.15 0.08 ± 0.08 S. neglecta 7.91 7.76
Sepietta neglecta 1 N/A N/A N/A S. oweniana 7.91 N/A
Sepiola atlantica 2 0.00 0.00 N/A S. tridens 3.41 3.41
Sepiola tridens 16 0.00 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00 S. atlantica 3.41 3.41
Sepiola pfefferi 1 N/A N/A N/A S. tridens 8.59 N/A
Rossia macrosoma 8 0.00 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00 S. pfefferi 14.84 14.84
Sepia elegans 3 0.00 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00 S. pfefferi 17.47 17.47
Eledone cirrhosa 5 0.00 0.49 0.24 ± 0.17 S. pfefferi 19.20 18.71
  1. N/A = missing data due to small sample size