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Table 1 Measured ranges for dissolved oxygen (DO), salinity, conductivity (EC), ammonium (NH4), nitrate (NO3), nitrite (NO2), total phosphorous (P total) and pH in the Belgian coastal harbours

From: Assessing the importance of alien macro-Crustacea (Malacostraca) within macroinvertebrate assemblages in Belgian coastal harbours

Harbour DO (mg l−1) Salinity (PSU) EC (mS cm−1) NH4 (mg N l−1) NO3 (mg N l−1) NO2 (mg N l−1) P total (mg P l−1) pH
Blankenberge 7.00–10.30 7–35 6.43–49.60 0.05–0.16 0.60–1.49 0.01–0.05 0.14–1.05 7.85–9.12
Nieuwpoort 2.98–9.91 3–35 1.78–51.80 0.10–1.02 0.12–1.61 0.01–0.70 0.20–4.86 7.82–8.44
Ostend 1.09–5.62 2–35 1.92–43.90 0.05–0.59 0.98–5.64 0.01–0.10 0.20–1.33 7.64–8.72
Zeebrugge 4.50–9.80 28–35 36.30–47.70 0.05–0.21 1.03–1.91 0.01–0.17 0.20–1.40 7.22–7.78