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Table 3 The infracommunities of the metazoan parasites of the shoal flounder Syacium gunteri

From: The metazoan parasite communities of the shoal flounder (Syacium gunteri) as bioindicators of chemical contamination in the southern Gulf of Mexico

Community metrics Overall Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Mean number of species 1.89 ± 1.02 1.86 ± 1.88 2.58 ± 1.26 1.42 ± 0.76
Mean number of individuals 43.71 ± 45.79 44.98 ± 50.17 40.97 ± 40.22 43.51 ± 41.83
Brillouin’s diversity index 1.16 ± 0.53 1.42 ± 0.22 1.53 ± 0.25 0.38 ± 0.23
Berger-Parker dominance index 0.84 ± 0.23 0.86 ± 0.19 0.73 ± 0.21 0.87 ± 0.29
Numerically dominant species O. wageneri O. wageneri O. wageneri O. wageneri
Mean similarity within sampling sites (Jaccard) 0.78 ± 0.13 0.79 ± 0.13 0.69 ± 0.13 0.86 ± 0.10
Mean similarity within sampling sites (percentage of similarity) 60.36 ± 17.66 59.91 ± 17.73 56.22 ± 16.06 66.89 ± 17.17
  1. The data included the community metrics for 33 sampling sites (overall) and for the groups of sampling sites 1 to 3 formed by the cluster analysis (Figure 2) in the Campeche Sound, southern Gulf of Mexico. O. wageneri is Oncomegas wageneri.