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Table 3 The occurrence of five Mugil cephalus migration patterns at seven sites, inferred from Sr:Ca ratios in the zone spanning the otolith core to 1000 μm toward the perimeter

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

  YY BS YS WD JM HG MP + GS Total
Type I 0 9 4 1 0 20 0 34
Type II 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 8
Type III 9 10 9 14 3 0 5 50
Type IV 3 0 0 1 3 0 5 12
Type V 4 0 8 0 7 0 0 19
  1. YY Yangyang, BS Busan, YS Yeosu, WD Wando, JM Jungmoon in Jeju Island, HG Hangyeong in Jeju Island, MP + GS Mokpo+Gunsan
  2. Type I estuarine resident, Type II freshwater migrant, Type III estuarine migrant, Type IV seawater resident, Type V seawater migrant
  3. The proportions of the correct classification determined by canonical discriminant function analysis are presented in Fig. 1