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Research Article

Structural Changes in Macroinvertebrate Communities Associated with Reduction in the Management of Coastal Saltpans

Figure 5

Biplots of sampling points and explanatory variables (up) and biplots of sampling points and response variables (down) from Canonical Correspondence Analysis (CCA) using abundances in 2001 (left) and 2002 (right). 1, 2, 3, 4: pond replicates; VP: Vau; VAI: Vaia; PAS: Passa; GAL: Gala; PS: Praias-Sado; COR: Corixidae; CHI: Chironomidae; BER: Berosus sp.; ENO: Enochrus sp.; DYT: Dytiscidae; CAM: P. varians; ANF: G. subtypicus; ISO: L. rugicauda; EPHY: Ephydridae; ART: A. salina; CPH- C. insidiosum; GAS: H. ulvae; DOLI: Dolicophoridae; NOCT: Noctonectidae; CAP: C. capitata; HED: H. diversicolor; HETT: Oligochaeta n.i.; cond: water conductivity (mS ); redox: Redox Potential in water (mV); depth: mean water depth (cm); Temp: water temperature (°C); OM: percentage of organic matter in surface sediment (%).

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