Table S6.

Priors used for generating the reference tables used in the first ABC-RF tournament to determine which among the four divergence scenarios was the most likely

ParametersParameter nameScenario 1Scenario 2Scenario 3Scenario 4
Population size parametersNe North Sea100–500,000100–500,000100–500,000100–500,000
Ne Pelagic100–200,000100–200,000100–200,000100–200,000
Ne Demersal100–100,000100–100,000100–100,000100–100,000
Ne Bottleneck pelagic*10–50,00010–50,00010–50,00010–50,000
Ne Bottleneck demersal*10–20,00010–20,00010–20,00010–20,000
Ancestral Ne0–100,0000–100,0000–100,0000–100,000
Times of eventsSplit of pelagic lineage100–5,000500–10,000100–5,000500–10,000
Split of demersal lineage500–10,000100–5,000500–10,000100–5,000
Ancestral Ne expansion10,000–50,00010,000–50,00010,000–50,00010,000–50,000
Time of secondary admixture0–5,0000–5,0000–5,0000–5,000
Admixture proportionAdmixture proportion0.01–0.20.01–0.20.01–0.20.01–0.2
  • * Parameters only included in bottleneck scenarios.

  • Parameters only included in the scenarios including ancestral population expansion.

  • Parameter only included in the scenarios with introgression.