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Table 4 The infracommunities of the metazoan parasites of the dusky flounder Syacium papillosum (n = 127)

From: Metazoan parasite infracommunities of the dusky flounder (Syacium papillosum) as bioindicators of environmental conditions in the continental shelf of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

  Overall Western YS Mid YS Caribbean
Mean no. of species 8.67 ± 3.43 6.79 ± 2.74 8.29 ± 3.28 9.94 ± 3.39
Mean no. of individuals 321.12 ± 321.09 228.50 ± 186.67 334.10 ± 371.75 354.81 ± 320.24
Brillouinʼs diversity index 0.94 ± 0.44 0.96 ± 0.43 0.87 ± 0.43 0.98 ± 0.45
Brillouinʼs evenness index 0.48 ± 0.21 0.56 ± 0.22 0.44 ± 0.19 0.47 ± 0.22
Numerically dominant species Lecanicephalum sp. Lecanicephalum sp. Lecanicephalum sp. Lecanicephalum sp.
  1. Notes: The data include the community metrics for 17 sampling sites (Overall) and the three groups of sampling sites formed by non-metric multidimensional scaling (NMDS) patterns from the continental shelf of the Peninsula of Yucatan in Fig. 2