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Table 6 Results of analysis of jellyfish population trends by LME including native species only (effects of invasive species excluded; only those LMEs that had invasive species are shown)

From: Increasing jellyfish populations: trends in Large Marine Ecosystems

LME ID LME name Trend conclusion Conclusion certainty Jellyfish Index Confidence Quotient Confidence Factor Lower limit Upper limit Interval
3 California Current Increase Low 19.82 0.73 0.78 −31.25 75.00 106.25
5 Gulf of Mexico Stable/variable Low 7.06 0.80 0.58 −35.00 37.24 72.24
6 Southeast US Continental Shelf Stable/variable Low 7.06 0.80 0.58 −35.00 37.24 72.24
7 Northeast US Continental Shelf Increase High 52.52 1.58 0.83 43.75 96.25 52.50
10 Insular Pacific-Hawaiian Increase Low 47.90 0.87 0.50 17.50 75.00 57.50
11 Pacific Central-American Coastal Increase Low 35.87 0.09 0.09 0.00 100.00 100.00
12 Caribbean Sea Stable/variable Low 0.00 0.17 0.17 −50.00 50.00 100.00
13 Humboldt Current Decrease High −61.84 1.47 0.83 −91.00 −34.50 56.50
14 Patagonian Shelf Increase Low 47.90 0.87 0.50 17.50 75.00 57.50
15 South Brazil Shelf Stable/variable Low 0.00 0.71 0.50 −35.00 35.00 70.00
16 East Brazil Shelf No data        
21 Norwegian Sea Increase Low 41.74 0.70 0.27 12.50 51.25 38.75
22 North Sea Increase Low 35.89 0.22 0.30 −40.67 96.25 136.92
23 Baltic Sea Stable/variable Low 0.00 0.71 0.50 −35.00 35.00 70.00
25 Iberian Coastal Stable/variable Low 0.00 0.71 0.50 −35.00 35.00 70.00
26 Mediterranean Sea Increase Low 31.02 0.54 0.66 −37.50 85.00 122.50
42 Southeast Australian Shelf Stable/variable Low 8.86 0.56 0.44 −37.50 40.67 78.17
47 East China Sea Increase High 70.00 1.90 1.00 43.75 96.25 52.50
48 Yellow Sea Increase High 61.84 1.47 0.83 34.50 91.00 56.50
49 Kuroshio Current Increase High 35.34 1.13 0.67 25.63 85.00 59.37
62 Black Sea Increase High 61.84 1.47 0.83 34.50 91.00 56.50