Niche overlap between each pair of species

Description

Compute niche overlap between each pair of species.

Usage

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niche.overlap(mat, method = c("levins", "schoener", 
       "petraitis", "pianka", "czech", "morisita"))

Arguments

mat

A community data matrix with each column for each species, and each row for each plot.

method

Index of niche overlap to be specified.

Details

To be added.

Value

A distance matrix contains niche overlap index between each pair of species.

Author(s)

Jinlong Zhang jinlongzhang01@gmail.com

References

Zhang Jin-tun,(2004 ) Quantitative Ecology, Science Press, Beijing

Nicholas J. Gotelli. 2000. Null model analysis of species co-occurrence patterns. Ecology 81:2606-2621. http://esapubs.org/archive/ecol/E081/022/EcoSim

See Also

niche.overlap.pair

Examples

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### niche.overlap.boot() example
data(datasample)
niche.overlap(datasample, method = "levins")