TABLE 3.

ANOSIM statistics for pairwise comparisons involving patchiness at the basin level scalea

Lake, comparisonSample statistic RNo. of Monte Carlo permutations with scores ≥ RbP value
Big Muskellunge Lake
    Basin 3 vs basin 40.14690.010
    Basin 4 vs basin 50.35200.001
Little Rock Lake, basin 10 vs basin 111.000.001
Lake Mendota
    Basin 12 vs basin 150.25240.025
    Basin 14 vs basin 150.16430.044
    Basin 15 vs basin 160.32170.018
Lake Monona
    Basin 17 vs basin 190.196260.027
    Basin 18 vs basin 190.247110.012
Trout Lake
    Basin 24 vs basin 260.293130.014
    Basin 24 vs basin 270.60500.001
    Basin 25 vs basin 260.177280.029
    Basin 25 vs basin 270.71300.001
    Basin 26 vs basin 270.89400.001
  • a The magnitude of R represents the degree of separation between defined basin groups (see Materials and Methods). Only significant comparisons are shown.

  • b Out of 999.