Table 3: Variation of the total abundance (), species richness (SR), species heterogeneity (), and species evenness () of the infaunal community between the 3 mangrove zones in Kadolkele mangrove forest ( = 60 soil core samples in each zone).

Measure of the infaunal diversityRhizophora zoneAvicennia zoneLumnitzera zone

Total abundance ()1250372
Species richness (SR)307
Species heterogeneity ()0.1900.29
Species evenness ()0.170.15