Table 4

Correlations between geographical and genetic measures for all eight samples including GAR (below diagonal) and for the seven EPR samples alone (above diagonal).

H

a'

Private

Spread...

Lat.

Lon.

Depth


Gene diversity (H)

-

0.9429

0.5195

-0.9747

0.9656

0.3306

0.0924

Allelic richness (a')

0.9420

-

0.6906

-0.8789

0.8569

0.4267

0.0046

Private alleles

0.4779

0.6519

-

-0.4080

0.3461

0.1150

0.0115

Spreading rate

-0.8879

-0.8546

-0.5044

-

-0.9786

-0.1841

-0.0117

Latitude

0.9433

0.8178

0.3398

-0.7784

-

0.1534

0.1709

Longitude

0.3630

0.4781

0.3408

-0.6388

0.2842

-

-0.1177

Depth

0.0069

-0.1017

-0.0900

0.1883

0.1925

0.4136

-


Significant correlations (Prob. Spearman's ρ ≤ 0.01) in boldface.

Coykendall et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:96   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-96

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