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Table 4 Abarenicola affinis size classes and habitat variables in seagrass habitat. Data combined from seasonal sampling between summer 2007 and spring 2008

From: Lugworm (Abarenicola affinis) in seagrass and unvegetated habitats

Thorax length (mm) No. of individuals Seagrass below-ground biomass (g dry weight) Distance from the shoreline (m) Proportion of fines (%)
11–20 8 2.356–6.815 24–380 2.6–7.2
21–30 40 0–9.433 20–380 2.2–13.2
31–40 36 0–9.433 20–464 4.0–13.2
41–50 5 20–81 6.3–13.2