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Table 3 Comparison of genetic diversity among H. ovalis populations

From: Genetic species identification and population structure of Halophila(Hydrocharitaceae) from the Western Pacific to the Eastern Indian Ocean

Oceanic system Population Observed heterozygosity (Ho) Expected heterozygosity (He) Allelic richness (A)
Pacific HK-tc 0.200 0.109 1.2
VN-vp 0.800 0.421 1.8
VN-tt 0.600 0.316 1.6
MY-sr 0.200 0.111 1.2
MY-tg 0.600 0.333 1.6
MY-sb 0.520 0.316 1.6
MY-bd 0.600 0.333 1.6
MY-mg 0.600 0.333 1.6
TH-kn 0.600 0.343 1.6
MY-jo 0.800 0.444 1.8
Mean (SE) 0.552 (0.206) 0.306 (0.112) 1.560 (0.207)
Indian TH-sa 0.600 0.320 1.6
TH-tr 0.567 0.310 1.6
IN-ma 0.400 0.211 1.4
IN-ka 0.600 0.316 1.6
Mean (SE) 0.542 (0.096) 0.289 (0.053) 1.550 (0.100)
  1. Genetic diversity gained from 14 populations in the Western Pacific (N = 10) and the Indian Ocean (N = 4). Abbreviations as in Figure 1. Calculation was carried out by the excel microsatellite toolkit [39] and FSTAT [40].