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Table 4 Variable loadings from sheared principal components analysis for morphometric characters of Stegastes species

From: A reappraisal of Stegastes species occurring in the South Atlantic using morphological and molecular data

  Principal component
PC1 sPC2 sPC3
Percentage of variance 88.63 2.640 2.118
Variables
Standard length 0.258112 −0.001448 −0.210450
Head length 0.241320 0.047276 −0.232662
Snout length 0.303126 −0.296250 −0.552961
Orbit diameter 0.200732 −0.020172 −0.235335
Greatest body depth 0.255074 0.319120 −0.100978
Predorsal length 0.246296 0.030081 −0.044675
Length of last dorsal spine 0.240925 0.016873 0.384464
Length of longest dorsal ray 0.276920 −0.264052 0.202150
Anal fin base length 0.237181 0.094722 0.219734
Length of second anal spine 0.245731 −0.383452 0.149272
Length of longest anal ray 0.261460 −0.477297 0.144833
Pectoral fin length 0.241844 0.114243 0.014072
Pelvic fin length 0.201796 0.123833 0.466247
Caudal fin length 0.271083 −0.167673 −0.092469
Caudal peduncle depth 0.241178 0.406146 0.017068
Interorbital width 0.258160 0.360734 −0.140756