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Table 4 Final results of the PERMANOVA analysis of NIS cover on plates

From: Variability in the settlement of non-indigenous species in benthic communities from an oceanic island

Source df SS MS Pseudo-F P(perm) Unique perms
Pressure 2 6078.4 3039.2 4.5666 0.003 999
Location 2 4325.4 2162.7 3.2496 0.007 998
Interaction PresxLoc 4 3562.4 890.6 1.3382 0.192 997
Pairwise test—propagule pressure
 High/Low      0.140 998
 High/Control      0.001 999
 Low/Control      0.008 999
Pairwise test—location
 South/North      0.011 998
 South/control      0.184 999
 North/control      0.007 999
  1. Pressure = NIS pressure factor (high, low, ambient). Location = origin of the plate (N, S, control). Pairwise PERMANOVA for all levels of each factors. Significant results in italics (p < 0.05)