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Table 5 Spearman correlation coefficients relating salinity and abundance of macroinvertebrate taxa, (n = 20).

From: Response of biotic communities to salinity changes in a Mediterranean hypersaline stream

Taxon abundance & salinity R p-level
Tubificidae 0.222 0.347
Potamopyrgus antipodarun -0.198 0.404
Melanopsis praemorsa -0.308 0.187
Cloeon schoenemundi -0.418 0.067
Anax sp. -0.447 0.048
Chironomus salinarius 0.074 0.757
Chironomus sp. -0.292 0.214
Tanypodinae -0.327 0.159
Halocladius varians -0.062 0.795
Ceratopogonidae -0.369 0.109
Culicidae 0 1
Ephydra flavipes 0.576 0.008
Dolichopodide 0.308 0.187
Stratiomys longicornis 0.519 0.019
Simuliidae -0.656 0.002
Sigara selecta -0.644 0.002
Nebrioporus ceresyi -0.473 0.035
Nebrioporus baeticus -0.772 0.000
Berosus hispanicus -0.531 0.016
Enochrus falcarius 0.179 0.451
Enochrus bicolor 0.308 0.187
Ochthebius cuprescens -0.150 0.527
Ochthebius delgadoi 0 1
Ochthebius tudmirensis 0 1
Ochthebius corrugatus 0.708 0.000