TableĀ 3.

Spearman's rank-order correlation tests on ranked relative abundance values from living and death assemblages in this study. Results are grouped by taxonomic rank and by coastline; coefficient represents values for Spearman's r; and p-values are one-tailed. Bold indicates p > 0.01 and represents correlations that are not significant.

coefficientp-valuen
US Atlantic coast
species0.5930.000627
genera0.7970.000117
families0.7620.0148
The Netherlands
species0.818<0.000118
genera0.8180.00115
families1<0.00017
Ireland
species0.7080.000121
genera0.610.003618
families0.9640.00037
Australia
species0.4110.003442
genera0.4220.015926
families0.5950.05988
Galapagos Islands
species0.7140.00121
genera0.7890.00117
families0.60.14245
US Pacific coast
species0.725<0.00119
genera0.725<0.00118
families0.976<0.0018
Greece
species0.855<0.00111
genera0.830.001410
families0.90.01875