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Table 3 SIMPER analysis

From: Looking for long-term changes in hydroid assemblages (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) in Alboran Sea (South-Western Mediterranean): a proposal of a monitoring point for the global warming

  Average of similarity
0–5 m (54.75 %) 5–10 m (56.56 %) 10–15 m (62.07 %) 15–20 m (60.98 %)
Aglaophenia kirchenpaueri 4.22 3.7 3.42 4.7
Aglaophenia tubiformis 1.91 4.88 3.55
Antennella ansini 4.44 4.54 5.39 4.41
Anthohebella parasitica 3.87 2.02
Campanularia hincksii 4.1 3.14 4.23 4.79
Clytia gracilis 3.93 5.31
Clytia hemisphaerica 2.01
Clytia linearis 5.28 2.67 4.03 4.5
Dynamena disticha 4.76 5.03
Filellum sp.1 2.94 3.14 5.54 4.67
Halecium beani 3.51 2.14
Halecium delicatulum 3.17 2.13
Halecium lankesteri 3.38 2 6.31 5.83
Halecium tenellum 4.39
Kirchenpaueria pinnata 3.02 2.13
Obelia dichotoma 2.7 2.87
Salacia desmoides 4
Scandia spp. 7.09
Sertularella ellisii 4.17 2.72
Sertularella polyzonias 2.41
Sertularia distans 2.14
  1. Species significantly contributing to the similarity among depths in 2007 (average of similarity/SD ≥ 1.4). Data were transformed on square root