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Table 3 A summary of models for each home range and core space characteristic with relative importance scores for 4 predictor variables (and 5 interactions)

From: Juvenile Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) utilization distributions in the Gulf of Alaska

Models GAMM Region Sex Season Region: Sex Sex: Season Region: Season Age Age: Season Age: Sex Age: Region
Home range area 1.00 0.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 * * * *
#Haulouts in home range 0.98 0.91 0.31 0.00 0.59 0.00 * * * *
Core area 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 * * * *
Min. distance core to haulout 0.93 0.70 0.07 0.70 0.00 0.85 * * * *
Relative Intensity of Use, I 0.00 0.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.99 * * * *
Truncated Models w/ Age GLMM
Home range area 0.95 0.71 0.85 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
#Haulouts in home range 1.00 0.57 0.71 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.22 0.22 0.00 0.00
Core area 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Min. distance core to haulout 0.88 0.00 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Relative Intensity of Use, I 0.00 0.00 0.92 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  1. * indicated the variable was not included in the model. Models without age:season and interactions between sex:season and region:season are cubic-splines. Models with age utilized a truncated dataset, which only included data from May–October