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Table 3 Ecological parameters of the groups of stations identified by the classification and ordination analyses

From: Distribution of planktonic cnidarian assemblages in the southern Gulf of Mexico, during autumn

Group of sampling stations A B C D
Planktonic cnidarians volume (ml/1,000 m3) 72.05 167.46 ± 318.05 36.11 ± 7.21 42.40 ± 31.83
Shannon diversity 1.26 0.87 ± 0.39 1.54 ± 0.16 1.90 ± 0.35
Equity 0.49 0.34 ± 0.14 0.52 ± 0.04 0.60 ± 0.10
Dominance 0.40 0.56 ± 0.20 0.27 ± 0.04 0.21 ± 0.13
Number of species 13 37 26 54