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Table 2 Zooplankton species list, percentage occurrence of each species and Simpson's diversity index for each station

From: A new comparative study of zooplankton from oceanic, shelf and harbour waters, south-east coast, Jamaica

Taxa HSB SEC WE CB
Cnidaria     
Abylopsis spp.   30 50 60
Aglama sp. 20 40 80 60
Aglaura spp. 10 40 90 90
Clytia sp. 20    
Cordagalma sp.    20 10
Ephysra aurata     10
Eudoxid sp.   80 80 100
Euphysora gracilis    10 10
Eutima sp. 10   10  
Liriope tetraphylla 100 40   
Loadicea pulchra 70   20  
Muggiea sp.   50 70 80
Obelia sp. 60 30 30 10
Phialopsis diegensis    10 10
Phialucium sp. 10    
Solamaris sp. 90    
Solmunella sp. 10 10   
Steenstrupia sp. 10 40 30  
Ctenophora     
Beroe sp.    10 40
Cladocera     
Penilia avirostris 100 40 30 20
Evadne tergestina 40 30 70 70
Chaetognatha     
Eukhronia proboscidea   10   
Eukhronia bathypelagica   10   
Khronitta subtilis 30 20   
Sagitta bipunctata   10   
Sagitta decipens   20 10  
Sagitta enflata 100 100 100 100
Sagitta hispida 80 70 70 70
Sagitta megalophthalma   70 10 10
Sagitta serratodentata   10 10  
Sagitta tenuis    20 10
Pterosagitta draco 10   20 30
Amphipoda     
 Amphipod   30 20 20
Hyperia sp.   40   10
Calanoida     
Acartia lilljeborji 10    
Acartia spinata 50 50 60 30
Acartia tonsa 80 50   10
Acrocalanus sp. 10 70 70 90
Aetidus sp.   10   
Calocalanus spp.   10 60 90
Calocalanus pavo 30 80 100 70
Calocalanus pavoninus   40 60 40
Calanopia americana 10 30 10 10
Candacia bipinnata 10   20  
Candacia bispinosa    10  
Candacia curta   20 10  
Candacia longimana   20   
Candacia pachydactyla 10 20 50 60
Candacia paenelongimana 10    
Candacia varicans   10 10  
Centropages bradyi     10
Centropages velificatus 100 100 40 20
Centropages violaceous 10 20   40
Clausocalanus sp.   90 80 10
Euaugaptilus nodifrons    10  
Eucalanus sp.   10 10 20
Eucalanus micronatus     60
Eucalanus subtenuis     10
Eucheata marina   60 40 100
Eutima sp. 10   10  
Labidocera aestiva   10   
Labidocera nerri   10 10  
Mecynocera sp.    10 50
Neocalanus robustior     20
Paracandacia bispinosa    10  
Paracalanus sp. 80 100 90 70
Paracalanus aculeatus 20   20 30
Paracalanus parvus 100 50 30 60
Paraeucalanus sp.    20  
Pontella mimocerami   10 10  
Pontellina sp.   10 30  
Rhincalanus cornutus    10  
Scolecithrix sp. 10 20 60 70
Subeucalanus mucronatus   10 30  
Subeucalanus pileatus 30    
Subeucalanus subcrassus 30 30 10 10
Temora longicornis 70   20  
Temora stylifera 20 60 50 20
Temora turbinata 10 50 10  
Undinula vulgaris 80 90 100 100
Cyclopoida     
Copilia sp.   40 50 60
Corycaeus carinata    10 10
Coryceaus catus 40 40 50 40
Corycaeus clause    40 30
Corycaeus latus   10 10 20
Corycaeus lautus   30 60 70
Corycaeus limbatus    20 10
Corycaeus speciosus 100 90 100 90
Corycaeus typicus    10  
Dioithona occulata 30 10   20
Farranula carinata   50 100 100
Farranula gracilis 70 70 70 60
Farranula rostrata 40 100 100 50
Lubbocika sp. 10 10 20 10
Oithona hebes    80  
Oithona nana 90 100 70 40
Oithona similis   10 10  
Oithona plumifera 60 90 60 50
Oncea meditteranea 10 10 50 30
Oncea media   10 10  
Sagitella sp.   10   
Saphirella tropica 10 50 10  
Sapphirina spp. 10 10 10 50
Harpacticoida     
Clytemnestra sp. 10 10 30 20
Euterpina acutifrons 80 50 40 30
Macrosetella gracilis   20 40 60
Microsetella norvegica 30 70 90 100
Miracia efferata 40 20 20 30
Oculosetella sp.   20   
Monstrilloida     
Monstrilla sp. 10 20   
Decapoda     
 Decapod (unidentified) 60 80 40 20
Lucifer faxoni 100 60 30 20
Larvacea     
Oikopleura dioca 100 100 100 100
Fritillaria sp. 40 100 80 90
Pteropoda     
Creseis acicula 70 100 80 30
Diacria sp.   10   20
Thaliacea     
Doliolum sp. 10 20 20 30
Thalia sp. 20 20 60 70
Larvae     
 Actinula   20 10  
 Auricularia 20 80 60 70
 Bipinnaria larva of starfish 10 60 70 90
 Copepodites 90 100 100 100
 Copepod nauplii 100 100 90 100
 Cirripede 10 10 30  
 Euphausid 10 20 60 90
Echinocardium cordatum    10 20
 Echinopluteus larvae 60 60 80 60
 Fish eggs 20 70 90 100
 Fish larvae 20 70 60 50
 Gastropod larva 70 100 100 100
 Heteropod larvae 50 10 40  
 Lanice larvae   40   20
 Ophiopluteus larvae 10 60 80 70
 Pontellid nauplius   30 60 10
 Phylossoma larvae 10 30 10  
 Polychaete spp. 50 90 90 80
 Porcellanid larvae 60 40 10 40
 Sagitta juvenile 10   40 30
 Sergestid    10  
 Spionid larvae   90 40 30
 Stomatopod larvae 20 10 10  
Tomopteris sp. 10 10 20 20
 Zoea 50 80 90 90
Number of species (richness) 81 106 114 94
Shannon-Weiner index 2.63 2.68 3.66 2.61
  1. HSB, Harbour shoal beacon; SEC, South-East cay; WE, Windward edge; CB, California bank.