Appendix H. Frequency of the rate of variation in the mean slope of Taylor’s power law: expected values under a null model and empirical values encompassing measurement error, as a function of reef area and reef isolation.

FIG. H1. Frequency of the rate of variation in the mean slope of Taylor’s power law: expected values under a null model (δ; black) and empirical values encompassing measurement error (δ’; grey) as a function of (A) reef area, where δ ~ N(0.000; 2 × 10^{-5}) and δ’ ~ N(-0.015; 1 × 10^{-5}), and (B) reef isolation, where δ ~ N(0.000; 4 × 10^{-4}) and δ’ ~ N(0.052; 9 × 10^{-5}). |