TABLE 5

Means and 95% credibility regions of the posterior distribution of the effective population size of herring in Akkeshi Bay obtained using data in Table 4

σ2Meana95% CR∞/10,000b
1.00c350[20-∞]1,221
2.39d16,841[35-∞]6,832
7.51e[∞-∞]10,000
  • a Mean of positive Ne.

  • b Number of Ne that took ∞ in 10,000 simulations.

  • c 95% lower limit of the dispersion parameter (no overdispersion).

  • d Point estimate of the dispersion parameter.

  • e 95% upper limit of the dispersion parameter.