Table 1

Minimal adequate fixed-effects linear model (Taiwan-Europe): Reference group: Taiwanese parasite population of A. crassus in the European eel
Estimated term Model no Response variable Explanatory variables and interactions in the minimal adequate models Direction of effect p-value
Recovery 1 Numbers of L3 + L4 + adults recovered alive (Intercept) + 0.0000
Japanese eel - 0.0000
European parasite populations + 0.0000
Dpi + 0.0676
Japanese eel*European parasite populations + 0.0000
Japanese eel*Dpi - 0.0000
European parasite populations*Dpi - 0.0000
Development 2 Number of L3 recovered alive (Intercept) + 0.0000
Japanese eel - 0.0000
European parasite populations - 0.0000
Number of L4 recovered alive + 0.0000
Mean length of adults - 0.0090
Number of adults recovered alive + 0.0067
Japanese eel*European parasite populations + 0.0000
3 Number of L4 recovered alive (Intercept) - 0.8179
Japanese eel + 0.0000
European parasite populations + 0.0000
Dpi + 0.5592
Number of L3 recovered alive + 0.0000
Japanese eel*European parasite populations - 0.0000
Japanese eel*Dpi - 0.0000
European parasite populations*Dpi - 0.0001
Japanese eel*European parasite populations*Dpi + 0.0037
4 Number of adults recovered alive (Intercept) + 0.0000
Japanese eel - 0.9824
European parasite populations + 0.0008
Dpi + 0.0000
Number of dead adults + 0.0002
Number of eggs + 0.0008
Japanese eel*Dpi - 0.0000
European parasite populations*Number of dead adults - 0.0000
Japanese eel* Number of eggs + 0.0003
European parasite populations* Number of eggs - 0.0093
5 Number of dead adults (Intercept) - 0.1574
Japanese eel - 0.8237
European parasite populations + 0.0126
Dpi + 0.0000
Number of dead larvae + 0.0002
Number of eggs - 0.0132
Number of adults recovered alive + 0.0209
Japanese eel*Dpi - 0.0199
Japanese eel* Number of dead larvae - 0.0001
European parasite populations* Number of eggs + 0.0079
European parasite populations* Number of adults recovered alive - 0.0189
6 Number of dead larvae (Intercept) - 0.9176
Japanese eel + 0.4724
European parasite populations + 0.8674
Dpi + 0.6772
Number of dead adults + 0.7514
Japanese eel*European parasite populations + 0.0086
Japanese eel*Dpi + 0.0000
Japanese eel* Number of dead adults - 0.0021
Reproductive potential 7 (big model) Log number of eggs (Intercept) - 0.0000
Japanese eel + 0.3789
Dpi + 0.0000
Number of dead adults + 0.0004
Number of adults recovered alive + 0.0000
Mean length of adults + 0.0000
Japanese eel*Dpi - 0.0361
8 (small model) Log number of eggs (Intercept) + 0.0000
Japanese eel - 0.0060
Dpi + 0.0000
Japanese eel*Dpi - 0.0000

Significant effects are in bold.

Weclawski et al.

Weclawski et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013 13:78   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-78

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