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Table 5 Two-way repeated measures ANOVA showing the effect and interactions among molt increment of juveniles at successive molts (dependent variable) (RM), diet (3–24 % protein content) and population (Mar Chiquita, San Antonio and Riacho San Jose) (independent factors)

From: Effect of different protein supply on growth of three populations of a crab adapted to low energy diets

Effect SS df MS F p
Diet (1) 588.42 4 147.10 16.60 ***
Population (2) 52.53 2 26.27 2.96 ns
1 × 2 67.82 8 8.48 0.95 ns
Error 602.29 68 8.86   
RM (3) 237.48 2 118.74 13.14 ***
1 × 3 81.45 8 10.18 1.12 ns
2 × 3 108.05 4 27.01 2.99 *
1 × 2 × 3 134.11 16 8.38 0.92 ns
Error 1228.23 136 9.03   
  1. ns non-significant, df degree of freedom
  2. Significant P values: *** P < 0.001, ** <0.01, * <0.05