Table 1.

Morphological features that differ between backreef and forereef models

MorphometricBackreefForereefP value
Blade length (cm)1.7±0.282.3±0.27<0.05
Blade thickness at stipe (cm)0.2±0.020.3±0.01<0.05
Distance between blades (cm)1.1±0.0171.1±0.09NS
Diameter of cross-section of model at widest part (cm)3.9±0.365.1±0.31<0.05
  • Values are means ± s.d., N=3.

    All comparisons are by Mann-Whitney U-tests.