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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficients for the relationships among eight elemental ratios in the otoliths of Mugil cephalus collected from seven locations in Korean waters

From: Otolith microchemistry reveals the migration patterns of the flathead grey mullet Mugil cephalus (Pisces: Mugilidae) in Korean waters

  Li:Ca Mg:Ca Mn:Ca Fe:Ca Ni:Ca Cu:Ca Sr:Ca Ba:Ca
Li:Ca         
Mg:Ca 0.154        
Mn:Ca 0.020 0.179*       
Fe:Ca 0.124 0.164 0.019      
Ni:Ca 0.312** 0.122 0.001 0.378**     
Cu:Ca 0.044 0.119 0.107 0.453** 0.278**    
Sr:Ca −0.245** −0.175* −0.282** −0.244** −0.114 −0.015   
Ba:Ca −0.193* 0.020 0.370** 0.101 −0.079 0.038 −0.280**  
  1. *P < 0.05
  2. **P < 0.01