Ecological Archives A018-069-A2

Jeffrey E. Moore and Andrew J. Read. 2008. A Bayesian uncertainty analysis of cetacean demography and bycatch mortality using age-at-death data. Ecological Applications 18:1914–1931.

Appendix B. Spearman rank correlations between parameter estimates.

TABLE B1. Spearman rank correlations between mortality and population growth parameter estimates, from 10,000 MCMC samples drawn from models 1 and 2 (see text for model descriptions).


 

a1

a2

a3

b1

b3

D

E

F

r

rnat

   

a1

 

1

a2

-0.23

1

a3

-0.14

-0.07

1

b1

0.05

0.13

0.10

1

b3

0.06

-0.002

-0.91

-0.02

1

D

-0.13

0.01

0.13

0.42

0.05

1

E

0.50

-0.14

-0.19

-0.29

0.12

0.01

1

F

0.22

-0.07

-0.18

-0.52

0.06

-0.25

0.80

1

r

0.02

-0.24

-0.36

-0.28

0.18

-0.83

-0.08

0.14

1

rnat

-0.37

-0.34

-0.42

0.07

0.41

0.01

-0.22

-0.10

0.48

1


 

TABLE B2. Spearman rank correlations between population growth and selected derived demographic parameter estimates, from 10,000 MCMC samples drawn from models 1 and 2 (see text for model descriptions). “Take” is the proportion of the population killed as fisheries bycatch.


 

rnat

qnat(0)

qnat(5)

qnat(t>0)

m(4)

m(t>4)

Take

r

   

rnat

 

1

qnat(0)

 

-0.45

1

qnat(5)

 

-0.60

-0.27

1

qnat(t>0)

 

-0.82

-0.06

0.84

1

m(4)

 

0.01

-0.001

0.05

0.05

1

m(t>4)

 

0.01

0.05

0.02

0.06

0.01

1

Take

 

0.08

-0.31

0.22

0.02

-0.04

-0.06

1

r

 

0.48

-0.02

-0.49

-0.46

0.04

0.06

-0.79

1


 


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