Table 2

Relative importance of environmental parameters for all sampling locations combined

ParameterRelative importancea
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WaterOysterSedimentWaterOysterSedimentWaterOysterSedimentWaterOysterSediment
Log DOC1.8813.10.961.562.054.3615.34.175.057.775.8912.4
Log Chl-a1.980.635.011.292.551.3812.16.3122.03.1112.99.80
Log SPM15.65.997.402.382.803.8022.928.91.918.6417.410.1
Sal2.458.983.703.563.722.6030.75.244.175.784.724.79
SST11.018.034.311.527.69.004.653.6511.214.27.727.05
  • a Relative importance is based on pseudo-R2 statistics derived from GLMM analysis. Sal, both linear and quadratic terms for salinity combined. Values in bold have a P value of <0.05.