TABLE 6

Means and 95% credibility regions of the posterior distribution of the effective population size of northern pike obtained using 1977-1993 data from Miller and Kapuscinski (1997)

σ2Meana95% CR∞/10,000b
1.00c73[29-190]6
M and Kd72[17-258]
5.51e1,065[123-∞]8,480
9.74f20,606[∞-∞]9,998
  • a Mean of positive Ne.

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

  • c No overdispersion is assumed.

  • d Estimated by Miller and Kapuscinski (1997).

  • e 95% lower limit of the dispersion parameter.

  • f Point estimate of the dispersion parameter.