Ecological Archives E089-160-A4

Stuart Levenbach. 2008. Community-wide ramifications of an associational refuge on shallow rocky reefs. Ecology 89:2819–2828.

Appendix D. An ANOVA table showing amphipod recruitment among transplanted shells with and without Corynactis californica in barren and forested areas at Carpinteria Reef and Coal Oil Point.

TABLE D1. Three-way ANOVA results for the effects of Corynactis, habitat, and reef on the cover of amphipod tube mats (% available space) among Corynactis colonies transplanted to barren and forested areas at both Carpinteria Reef and Coal Oil Point.


Source df MS F P

Corynactis 1 1.10 16.12 <0.001
Habitat 1 <0.01 0.02 0.89
Reef 1 0.04 0.61 0.44
Habitat × reef 1 1.03 15.18 <0.001
Corynactis × reef 1 0.04 0.54 0.47
Corynactis × habitat 1 0.16 2.37 0.13
Corynactis × habitat × reef  1 0.24 3.60 0.06
Error 55 0.07    

† Cover was transformed to its arcsine (square root x).


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