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Table 3 List of species and abundance (ind/m−2) recorded during the study

From: Functional diversity of marine macrobenthic communities from sublittoral soft-sediment habitats off northern Chile

Phylum Family Species Shallow Deep
Polychaeta Nephtyidae Nephtys ferruginea 9.67 ± 3.06 139 ± 65.21
Onuphidae Diopatra chilensis 29.67 ± 5.69 0
Orbiniidae Haploscoloplos chilensis 2.33 ± 3.21 105.33 ± 57.1
Magelonidae Magelona phyllisae 0.33 ± 0.58 1,578 ± 523.54
Paraonidae Aricidea pigmentata 0.33 ± 0.58 72.33 ± 37.63
Polynoidae Halosydna sp. 59 ± 11.36 0.67 ± 1.115
Spionidae Paraprionospio pinnata 16 ± 12.29 2,024.67 ± 447.92
Spionidae Prionospio peruana 0 510.33 ± 183.65
Spionidae Spiophanes bombyx 0 309 ± 109.23
Cnidaria Sagartiidae Anthothoe sp. 1,580.67 ± 470.1 0
Actinostolidae Antholoba achates 1.33 ± 1.53 0
Crustacea Ampeliscidae Ampelisca sp. 28.67 ± 28.29 4 ± 4
Phoxocephalidae Heterophoxus sp. 19.67 ± 13.43 0
Aoridae Aora typica 89 ± 30.30 0
Platyischnopidae Eudevenopus gracilipes 9.67 ± 5.51 0
Alpheidae Betaeus truncatus 51.67 ± 17.67 0
Paguridae Pagurus villosus 85 ± 43 0
Paguridae Pagurus perlatus 89 ± 77.32 0
Xanthidae Pilumnoides perlatus 5.67 ± 3.06 0
Platyxanthidae Platyxanthus cokeri 76.33 ± 35.13 0
Porcellanidae Petrolisthes desmaresti 23.67 ± 31.94 0
Hippolytidae Latreutes antiborealis 3.67 ± 2.08 0
Pinnotheridae Pinnixa transversalis 1.33 ± 1.53 0
Pinnotheridae Pinnixa valdiviensis 4.67 ± 1.15 0
Cancridae Cancer sp. 11.67 ± 2.52 0
Echinodermata Ophiactidae Ophiactis sp. 6 ± 2 0
Asterinidae Patiria chilensis 0.67 ± 0.58 0
Mollusca Chitonidae Chiton cumingsi 8 ± 6.08 0
Buccinidae Aeneator fontanei 2.67 ± 3.06 0
Columbellidae Mitrella unifasciata 1,347.67 ± 75.14 0
Nassariidae Nassarius gayi 128.67 ± 13.28 23.33 ± 7.77
Cancellaridae Cancellaria buccinoides 6.33 ± 4.51 0
Ranellidae Priene rude 60.33 ± 18.9 0
Ranellidae Priene scabrum 20.67 ± 8.08 0
Olividae Oliva peruviana 2.67 ± 2.52 0
Naticidae Polinices uber 2 ± 1.73 0
Muricidae Xanthochorus cassidiformis 0.67 ± 1.15 0
Nuculanidae Nuculana cuneata 0 862 ± 214.3
Nuculinae Linucula pisum 3.33 ± 3.06 0
  1. Values are the mean and standard deviation of the species recorded in both studied habitats