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Table 3 Results of the AMOVA testing for genetic structure in the cytochrome b sequences. Test were carried out between Atlantic and Indian Ocean populations of the blue petrel Halobaena caerulea, thin-billed prion Pachyptila belcheri, and Antarctic prion P. desolata

From: Does genetic structure reflect differences in non-breeding movements? A case study in small, highly mobile seabirds

Species Source of variation d.f. Sum of squares Percentage of variation F ST
Blue petrel Between populations 1 0.280 2.3 0.022ns
Within populations 25 5.350 97.7  
Thin-billed prion Between populations 1 7.148 35.1 0.351***
Within populations 25 21.543 64.9  
Antarctic prion Between populations 1 0.477 2.7 0.027**
Within populations 29 23.265 97.3  
  1. *P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001, ns: not significant