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Table 4 Indicator species and index values (%) for each cluster identified by analysis in Figure 6

From: Geospatial variability in the autumn community structure of epipelagic zooplankton in the upper layer of the northern South China Sea

  Cluster level
IA IIA IIB
Indicator species    
Acartia (Acartia) negligens   11.60 24.12
Cosmocalanus darwini 5.80   
Nannocalanus minor 20.29   
Calocalanus spp.    6.76
Paracandacia truncate    5.81
Clausocalanus arcuicornis   16.03 17.08
Clausocalanus mastigophorus   10.67  
Subeucalanus subtenuis   6.41  
Lucicutia flavicornis 18.84   
Pleuromamma gracilis 36.23 3.81  
Paracalanus spp.    8.93
Oithona spp.   4.13  
Corycaeus (Farranula) gibbula   13.37 7.98
Oncaea mediterranea    5.12
Cumulative contribution 81.16 66.02 75.81