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Table 2 ANOSIM test results showing the significance for the composition of the macroalgal assemblages for each pair of seasons by group of macroalgae (Chlorophyta, Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyta)

From: Zonation patterns, composition and diversity of macroalgal communities in the eastern coasts of Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf, Iran

Algae Chlorophyta Phaeophyceae Rhodophyta
Global R: 0.167 Global R: 0.229 Global R: 0.167
Pairwise test R R R
A vs. W 0.25 0 0.25
A vs. Sp 0.125 0 0.75
A vs. Sm 0.5 0.5 0.25
W vs. Sp 0.25 0 0.25
W vs. Sm 0 0 0.5
Sp vs. Sm 0.625 0.25 0.5
  1. Winter (W), spring (Sp), summer (Sm), and autumn (A)