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Christophe Lett, Tri Nguyen-Huu, Marion Cuif, Pablo Saenz-Agudelo, and David M. Kaplan. 2015. Linking local retention, self-recruitment, and persistence in marine metapopulations. Ecology 96:22362244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1305.1

Appendix D. Effect of number of patches on correlation.

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Fig. D1. Correlation coefficient R of LR vs. SR asymptotic values as a function of , the standard deviation of LEP values among patches. Results from 500 simulations are shown for (a) 4, (b) 8, (c) 12, and (d) 16 patches.


 

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Fig. D2. Same as Fig. 2b–d except that four patches are used in the simulations instead of eight. Best-fitted linear models with a slope significantly different from 0 (P < 0.001, solid line; P < 0.01, long dash) are shown.


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