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Table 1 Vertical distribution of zooplankton density (individuals/m 3) at different sampling locations in the western Bay of Bengal during day and night

From: Mesozooplankton community structure in the upper 1,000 m along the western Bay of Bengal during the 2002 fall intermonsoon

Depth strata (m) WB1 (12°N, 81°E) WB2 (15°N, 82°E) WB3 (17°N, 83°E) WB4 (19°N, 85°E)
Day Night Day Night Day Night Day Night
Mixed layer ND 1,363 1,122 861 100 2,482 290 2,336
Thermocline ND 412 601 182 9 165 12 145
BT to 300 ND 55 87 8 863 24 291 12
300 to 500 ND 28 2 14 276 41 259 9
500 to 1,000 ND 7 17 30 21 20 57 15
  1. BT, base of the thermocline; ND, no data.