Table 2

Transect results: Number of individuals and species of photosynthetic sponges at different sampling sites.

Transect label

Light level

Individuals

Species


total

P

L-M

N

total

P

L-M

N

WP1

High Light

31

22

3

6

8

2

3

3

WP2

High Light

20

11

1

8

7

2

1

4

SM1

Low

19

15

3

1

6

2

3

1

SM2

Full Sun

11

2

6

3

5

2

2

1

Mn

Medium

20

9

3

8

11

5

1

5

EB

Full Sun

26

21

0

5

18

13

0

5

BJ

Medium

15

9

0

6

14

8

0

6


Totals:

142

(100%)

89

(63%)

16

(11%)

37

(26%)

69

34

10

25

Number of different species:

63 (100%)

30 (48%)

10 (16%)

23 (36%)


P: high levels of autofluorescence, L-M: low to medium levels of autofluorescence, N: no autofluorescence.

Lemloh et al. BMC Ecology 2009 9:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-9-4

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