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Table 4 Results of the SIMPER analysis routine considering the morphometric measures in the different groups

From: Morphological descriptions of the eggcases of skates (Rajidae) from the central-western Mediterranean, with notes on their distribution

Morphometric measures Average squared distance Squared distance/SD Contribution  %
Group D versus A 60.61   
ECL 14.00 4.51 23.16
PAL 10.50 3.02 17.36
ECW 8.33 3.28 13.74
Group D versus B 15.45   
RAHL 3.56 1.89 23.02
LAHL 3.06 1.62 19.78
RKW 2.47 2.64 15.97
Group A versus B 38.32   
ECL 10.20 2.59 26.71
PAL 6.57 2.04 17.14
AAL 5.12 2.55 13.37
Group D versus C 15.26   
RAHL 7.21 2.28 47.26
LAHL 6.46 2.00 42.34
Group A versus C 64.75   
ECL 12.40 3.56 19.12
ECW 7.91 3.12 12.21
LAHL 6.81 0.94 10.52
Group B versus C 10.88   
RKW 2.47 2.64 22.69
LKW 2.46 2.89 22.60
ECW 1.17 0.82 10.79
  1. Only highest contributing measures are shown
  2. Group A, D. oxyrinchus and R. brachyura; Group B, R. asterias, R. clavata, R. polystigma; Group C, R. miraletus; Group D, L. melitensis; SD, standard deviation