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Table 4 Analysis of molecular variance (AMOVA) of spatial genetic variation in common sardine for eight microsatellite loci *

From: Relative role of life-history traits and historical factors in shaping genetic population structure of sardines (Sardina pilchardus)

Structure tested Source of variation F Statistics Variance Percentage of variation P
(Dakhla, Tantan, Safi, Larache, Quarteira, Pasajes, Nador, Barcelona, Kavala)   F ST = 0.005    0.00
(Dakhla, Tantan, Safi, Larache, Quarteira, Nador, Barcelona, Kavala) vs. (Pasajes) Among groups F CT = 0.00 0.002 0.05 0.44
  Within groups F SC = 0.005 0.020 0.54 0.00
  Within populations F ST = 0.005 3.660 99.51 0.00
(Dakhla, Tantan, Safi, Larache, Quarteira, Pasajes) vs. (Nador, Barcelona, Kavala) Among groups F CT = 0.006 0.005 0.13 0.07
  Within groups F SC = 0.005 0.017 0.47 0.00
  Within populations F ST = 0.001 3.657 99.41 0.00
(Dakhla, Tantan, Safi, Larache, Quarteira) vs. (Nador, Barcelona, Kavala) Among groups F CT = 0.001 0.006 0.16 0.05
  Within groups F SC = 0.005 0.017 0.46 0.00
  Within populations F ST = 0.006 3.653 99.38 0.00
  1. * Bold P numbers are significant values.