TABLE 6.

Representative correlation coefficients from parametric sampling simulations of communities with up to 10,000 species, using a TRF relative abundance threshold of 1%

IndexValue for indicated true indexa
SH1/DJ
TRF-S−0.070.02−0.080.07
TRF-H−0.010.150.010.19
TRF-eH0.000.190.060.23
TRF-1/D0.050.300.160.33
TRF-1/d0.110.400.310.42
TRF-J0.250.680.470.66
TRF-E1/D0.270.71 0.57 0.69
TRF-Evar 0.30 0.73 0.530.66
  • a The highest coefficients for each true index are shown in bold. Values shown incorporate variability due to TRF size distribution by using a different randomly generated size distribution for each iteration.