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Table 2 Analyses of molecular variance (AMOVA) performed on COI, microsatellites and allozyme data for K = 3 and K = 5 groups

From: Genetic connectivity between land and sea: the case of the beachflea Orchestia montagui (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Talitridae) in the Mediterranean Sea

  COI   Microsatellites   Allozymes  
Source of variation % of variation Fixation index % of variation Fixation index % of variation Fixation index
K = 3
Among groups 1.27 0.012* 5.71 0.057*** 3.73 0.034*
Among populations within groups 28.08 0.284*** 11.28 0.119*** 9.27 0.096***
Within populations 70.65 0.293*** 83.01 0.169*** 87.3 0.127***
K = 5
Among groups 9.35 0.093** 7.6 0.076***   
Among populations within groups 21.04 0.232*** 9.25 0.100***   
Within populations 69.61 0.303*** 83.15 0.168***   
  1. * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01; *** P < 0.001.