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Table 5 Correlations (r²) between the number of species per core, abundance (log-transformed) and water depth

From: The seaward limit of wave effects on coastal macrobenthos

Date No. of species versus depth Abundance versus depth No. of species versus abundance
Apr 2004 0.2849 0.2671 0.6839
Sep 2004 0.1657 0.1471 0.6714
Oct 2005 0.3276 0.3255 0.6359
Jul 2006 0.1909 0.0763 0.4091
Aug 2006 0.1907 0.2030 0.5457
Sep 2006 0.2572 0.3297 0.6088
Jul 2007 0.1324 0.2133 0.7296
Aug 2007 0.3155 0.3844 0.6802
Sep 2007 0.4029 0.4119 0.6720
Sep 2008 0.2054 0.2695 0.6003
Sep 2009 0.2345 0.1832 0.7052
Sep 2010 0.3386 0.1183 0.5228
Oct 2011 0.2291 0.1383 0.7114
All data 0.3654 0.3195 0.6963
  1. Due to the high number of cores per date, all correlations are highly significant (p < 0.0001)