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Appendix 4. CONTRIBUTION OF BENTHIC RELATIVE COMPOSITION CLASSES TO ORDINATION OF SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENT GROUPS Group b Average similarity: 81.35 Species % Algae-Macro-Fleshy % Other (Sand, Rock, Rubble, etc.) % Algae-Crustose % Algae-Macro-Calcareous % Invertebrates-Other % Live Coral % Algae-Turf

Av.Abund 23.84 19.64 12.02 10.78 10.21 9.62 7.87

Av.Sim 18.96 18.25 9.72 9.27 8.51 6.93 6.48

Sim/SD

Group c Average similarity: 81.05 Species % Algae-Crustose % Algae-Macro-Fleshy % Invertebrates-Other % Algae-Turf % Live Coral % Algae-Macro-Calcareous % Other (Sand, Rock, Rubble, etc.)

Av.Abund 21.09 19.7 13.22 13.71 9.8 9.75 7.58

Av.Sim 17.35 15.97 11.03 10.45 8.84 8.12 6.32

Sim/SD

Group b Av.Abund 19.64 12.02 23.84 7.87 10.21 9.62 10.78 1.83

Group c Av.Abund 7.58 21.09 19.7 13.71 13.22 9.8 9.75 2.99

Group b Av.Abund 12.02 23.84 19.64 7.87 9.62 10.78 10.21

Group a Av.Abund 34.38 13.5 13.38 2.88 5.75 14.13 8.88

Group c Av.Abund 21.09 13.71 19.7 7.58 9.75 13.22 9.8

Group a Av.Abund 34.38 2.88 13.5 13.38 14.13 8.88 5.75

Contrib% 23.31 22.44 11.94 11.4 10.46 8.52 7.97

Cum.%

3.47 2.51 3.92 2.99 7.87 3.71 4.35

Contrib% 21.41 19.7 13.61 12.89 10.91 10.02 7.8

Cum.% 21.41 41.11 54.72 67.61 78.53 88.54 96.34

6.03 4.89 4.29 3.26 2.21 1.78 1.49 1

Diss/SD 3.68 1.6 1.36 1.3 1.47 1.19 1.29 1.44

Contrib% 22.58 18.32 16.06 12.21 8.26 6.67 5.56 3.73

Cum.% 22.58 40.9 56.97 69.17 77.44 84.11 89.67 93.4

Av.Diss 11.18 5.22 3.13 2.5 2.19 1.68 1.4

Diss/SD 5.51 1.33 2.27 2.16 1.05 1.36 2.52

Contrib% 37.18 17.37 10.42 8.31 7.27 5.59 4.65

Cum.% 37.18 54.56 64.97 73.28 80.55 86.14 90.78

Av.Diss

Diss/SD 2.11 1.93 1.99 2.74 1.99 1.33 2.45

Contrib% 24.22 19.75 14.62 10.56 8.53 8.26 7.38

Cum.% 24.22 43.97 58.59 69.16 77.68 85.94 93.32

3.36 28.13 5.82 5.75 3.42 2.97 4.15

23.31 45.74 57.69 69.08 79.54 88.06 96.03

Group a Less than 2 samples in group Groups b & c Average dissimilarity = 26.70 Species % Other (Sand, Rock, Rubble, etc.) % Algae-Crustose % Algae-Macro-Fleshy % Algae-Turf % Invertebrates-Other % Live Coral % Algae-Macro-Calcareous % Invertebrates-Aggressive

Av.Diss

Groups b & a Average dissimilarity = 30.06 Species % Algae-Crustose % Algae-Macro-Fleshy % Other (Sand, Rock, Rubble, etc.) % Algae-Turf % Live Coral % Algae-Macro-Calcareous % Invertebrates-Other Groups c & a Average dissimilarity = 27.43 Species % Algae-Crustose % Algae-Turf % Algae-Macro-Fleshy % Other (Sand, Rock, Rubble, etc.) % Algae-Macro-Calcareous % Invertebrates-Other % Live Coral

 

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6.64 5.42 4.01 2.9 2.34 2.27 2.02

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