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Table 2 Percentage dissimilarity ( δ ) of Acropora identified by SIMPER

From: Acropora distribution patterns in the northern and northeastern Persian Gulf

Species Location Contributionδ(%) Cumulativeδ(%) R p value
  Larak Farur    0.53 <0.002
31.36% dissimilarity
A. downingi 59.17 37.83 35.05 35.05   
A. arabensis 20.33 6.00 23.04 58.09   
A. nasuta 1.17 0.00 9.57 67.66   
A. valida 2.17 1.50 8.68 76.34   
A. aspera 0.00 0.67 8.62 84.96   
A. mossambica 0.67 0.00 4.99 89.95   
A. horrida 0.17 0.33 4.89 94.84   
  Larak Khark    0.70 <0.001
38.70% dissimilarity
A. downingi 59.17 35.22 37.26 37.26   
A. arabensis 20.33 5.11 28.14 65.40   
A. valida 2.17 0.00 14.17 79.57   
A. nasuta 1.17 0.00 8.67 88.25   
A. mossambica 0.67 0.00 4.51 92.76   
  Farur Khark    0.43 <0.003
23.14% dissimilarity
A. valida 1.50 0.00 27.87 27.87   
A. downingi 37.83 35.22 22.76 50.63   
A. arabensis 6.00 5.11 22.34 72.97   
A. aspera 0.67 0.11 14.25 87.22   
A. horrida 0.33 0.00 7.04 94.26