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Table 7 Output of SIMPER analyses obtained from abundance species data. In bold the most representative taxa for similarity within each group (MYT, SAL, REF sites)

From: Macrofauna community patterns in a Chiloe Island channel used intensely for aquaculture: the ecological status of its benthic environment

Group MYT
Average similarity = 22.95
Taxa Av. Ab Av. Sim Sim/SD Cont % Cum %
Chaetozone sp. 1.54 3.2 0.86 13.94 13.94
Lumbrineris sp. 1.18 2.97 1.13 12.95 26.88
Nematoda 1.31 1.93 0.55 8.41 35.3
Amphipoda 0.83 1.41 0.55 6.14 41.44
Glycera sp. 0.78 1.21 0.53 5.27 46.71
Ninoe sp. 0.7 1.13 0.57 4.92 51.63
Prionospio sp. 0.82 0.92 0.39 4 55.63
Bivalvia 0.61 0.87 0.39 3.81 59.44
Paraonidae 0.69 0.67 0.33 2.92 62.35
Ampharetidae 0.65 0.61 0.3 2.64 64.99
Group SAL
Average similarity = 19.93
Taxa Av. Ab Av. Sim Sim/SD Cont % Cum %
Chaetozone sp. 1.06 1.83 0.61 9.18 9.18
Cirratulidae 0.99 1.8 0.43 9.02 18.19
Bivalvia 0.84 1.58 0.62 7.95 26.14
Nematoda 0.86 1.1 0.49 5.5 31.64
Amphipoda 0.64 0.99 0.45 4.96 36.61
Ninoe sp. 0.58 0.9 0.46 4.52 41.12
Paraonidae 0.6 0.89 0.37 4.48 45.6
Sipunculidea 0.55 0.77 0.37 3.86 49.46
Ampharetidae 0.54 0.63 0.35 3.14 52.6
Lumbrineris sp. 0.46 0.59 0.36 2.97 55.56
Group REF
Average similarity = 35.22
Taxa Av. Ab Av. Sim Sim/SD Cont % Cum %
Bivalvia 1.82 5.48 2.02 15.56 15.56
Lumbrineris sp. 1.08 2.73 1.15 7.76 23.32
Nematoda 1.42 2.66 0.86 7.54 30.86
Ostracoda 1.32 2.64 0.89 7.49 38.36
Chaetozone sp. 1.31 2.51 0.84 7.12 45.47
Amphipoda 1.11 2.4 0.89 6.8 52.28
Ninoe sp. 1.04 1.99 0.96 5.66 57.93
Nephtys sp. 0.76 1.47 0.59 4.18 62.12
Prionospio sp. 1.09 1.42 0.55 4.03 66.14
Glycera sp. 0.78 1.26 0.45 3.56 69.71