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John R. Morrongiello and Ronald E. Thresher. 2015. A statistical framework to explore ontogenetic growth variation among individuals and populations: a marine fish example. Ecological Monographs 85:93115. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-2355.1

Appendix F. Across-area supplementary results: model selection tables.

Table F1. Results of random effect structure model selection for across zone analyses. Test descriptions as per Appendix D Table D1. Best model is highlighted in bold. | specifies a random slope for a given random intercept. Zone:Year and Zone:Cohort specify the nesting of Year and Cohort within Zone. AAC: Age-at-capture.

model

df

AICc

∆AICc

log likelihood

(Age|FishID)+(1|Zone:Year)+(1|Zone)+(1|Zone:Cohort)

12

-1578.9

68.09

801.46

(Age|FishID)+(1|Zone:Year)+(1|Zone)+(Age|Zone:Cohort)

14

-1602.23

44.76

815.12

(Age|FishID)+(1|Zone:Year)+(Age|Zone)+(1|Zone:Cohort)

14

-1593.93

53.06

810.97

(Age|FishID)+(Age|Zone:Year)+(1|Zone)+(1|Zone:Cohort)

14

-1614.74

32.25

821.38

(Age|FishID)+(1|Zone:Year)+(AAC|Zone)+(1|Zone:Cohort)

14

-1594.27

52.72

811.15

(Age|FishID)+(Age|Zone:Year)+(1|Zone)+(Age|Zone:Cohort)

16

-1632.57

14.42

832.3

(Age|FishID)+(Age|Zone:Year)+(Age|Zone)+(1|Zone:Cohort)

16

-1624.4

22.59

828.21

(Age|FishID)+(1|Zone:Year)+(Age|Zone)+(Age|Zone:Cohort)

16

-1612.77

34.22

822.4

(Age|FishID)+(Age|Zone:Year)+(AAC|Zone)+(1|Zone:Cohort)

16

-1628.38

18.61

830.2

(Age|FishID)+(1|Zone:Year)+(AAC|Zone)+(Age|Zone:Cohort)

16

-1614.52

32.47

823.27

(Age|FishID)+(1|Zone:Year)+(Age+AAC|Zone)+(1|Zone:Cohort)

17

-1608.84

38.15

821.43

(Age|FishID)+(Age|Zone:Year)+(Age|Zone)+(Age|Zone:Cohort)

18

-1639.13

7.86

837.58

(Age|FishID)+(Age|Zone:Year)+(AAC|Zone)+(Age|Zone:Cohort)

18

-1643.5

3.49

839.76

(Age|FishID)+(1|Zone:Year)+(Age+AAC|Zone)+(Age|Zone:Cohort)

19

-1625.08

21.91

831.56

(Age|FishID)+(Age|Zone:Year)+(Age+AAC|Zone)+(1|Zone:Cohort)

19

-1633.75

13.24

835.89

(Age|FishID)+(Age|Zone:Year)+(Age+AAC|Zone)+(Age|Zone:Cohort)

21

-1646.99

0

844.51

 

Table F2. Results of extrinsic effect model selection for across zone analyses. Test descriptions as per Table D1. Best model is highlighted in bold. Intrinsic effects: Age*Sex + Age-at-capture.

model

Df

AICc

∆AICc

log likelihood

intrinsic effects

21

-1646.99

26.82

844.51

AvTemp

22

-1657.76

16.05

1034.183

TempAnom

22

-1661.02

12.79

1036.303

AvTemp+TempAnom

23

-1671.63

2.18

1043.204

AvTemp+AvTemp^2

23

-1655.73

18.08

1032.863

TempAnom+TempAnom^2

23

-1659.03

14.78

1035.009

AvTemp*TempAnom

24

-1673.81

0

1044.622

AvTemp+TempAnom+AvTemp^2

24

-1669.67

4.14

1041.929

AvTemp+TempAnom+TempAnom^2

24

-1669.64

4.17

1041.91

AvTemp*TempAnom+AvTemp^2

25

-1672.12

1.69

1043.523

AvTemp*TempAnom+TempAnom^2

25

-1672.38

1.43

1043.692

AvTemp+TempAnom+AvTemp^2+TempAnom^2

25

-1667.65

6.16

1040.616

AvTemp*TempAnom+AvTemp^2+TempAnom^2

26

-1670.66

3.15

1042.573


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