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Table 4 Macro benthic invertebrate species diversity indices of Pondicherry mangroves

From: The distribution and diversity of benthic macroinvertebrate fauna in Pondicherry mangroves, India

Season Dominance Sha. diversity Margalef diversity Evenness Richness Equitability Fisher alpha Berger parker
MS1 0.50 1.98 1.81 0.53 0.52 0.47 5.70 0.70
MS2 0.42 1.80 1.67 0.45 0.47 0.38 4.39 0.77
MS3 0.30 2.1 1.96 0.67 0.66 0.63 3.64 0.49
MS4 0.36 1.99 1.83 0.59 0.60 0.63 2.97 0.56
PM1 0.31 2.83 2.70 0.64 0.68 0.62 4.8 0.54
PM2 0.31 2.74 2.57 0.63 0.68 0.63 5.03 0.54
PM3 0.25 2.46 2.27 0.72 0.74 0.72 2.80 0.42
PM4 0.26 2.32 2.14 0.71 0.74 0.70 2.99 0.39
SU1 0.42 2.28 2.12 0.63 0.69 0.52 5.28 0.63
SU2 0.35 2.15 2.05 0.62 0.69 0.61 5.05 0.58
SU3 0.26 2.34 2.18 0.59 0.63 0.71 3.44 0.39
SU4 0.28 2.13 2.00 0.70 0.67 0.70 2.46 0.44
PR1 0.40 2.56 2.35 0.72 0.74 0.55 5.50 0.62
PR2 0.44 2.31 2.10 0.67 0.66 0.52 5.22 0.66
PR3 0.17 2.23 2.12 0.63 0.68 0.79 4.56 0.31
PR4 0.24 2.21 2.01 0.71 0.74 0.77 2.61 0.32
MS11 0.41 2.06 1.85 0.54 0.54 0.49 4.53 0.64
MS22 0.47 2.08 1.95 0.63 0.63 0.60 4.79 0.56
MS33 0.39 2.33 2.2 0.62 0.64 0.64 4.54 0.61
MS44 0.35 2.07 1.90 0.64 0.67 0.71 3.43 0.47
PM11 0.48 2.78 2.62 0.52 0.61 0.56 5.04 0.74
PM22 0.46 2.46 2.32 0.58 0.60 0.51 5.39 0.66
PM33 0.37 2.13 2.11 0.51 0.61 0.58 4.68 0.59
PM44 0.38 2.00 1.87 0.48 0.61 0.57 4.16 0.60
SU11 0.48 2.28 2.25 0.54 0.66 0.51 5.33 0.67
SU22 0.41 2.20 2.06 0.61 0.65 0.57 4.27 0.56
SU33 0.47 1.97 1.97 0.48 0.52 0.51 4.68 0.67
SU44 0.34 2.21 2.22 0.55 0.58 0.56 4.21 0.61
  1. MS1 Monsoon station 1, MS2 Monsoon station 2, MS3 Monsoon station 3, MS4 Monsoon station 4, PM1 Post monsoon station 1, PM2 Post monsoon station 2, PM3 Post monsoon station 3, PM4 Post monsoon station 4, SU1 Summer station 1, SU2 Summer station 2, SU3 Summer station 3, SU4 Summer station 4, PR1 Premonsoon station 1, PR2 Premonsoon station 2, PR3 Premonsoon station 3, PR4 Premonsoon station 4, MS11 Monsoon station 11, MS22 Monsoon station 22, MS33 Monsoon station 33, MS44 Monsoon station 44, PM11 Post monsoon station 11, PM22 Post monsoon station 22, PM33 Post monsoon station 33, PM44 Post monsoon station 44, SU11 Summer station 11, SU22 Summer station 22, SU33 Summer station 33, SU44 Summer station 44.