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Table 2 Monthly variation of physicochemical parameters of water in Menzel Jemil during the sampling period

From: Abundance and diversity of amphipods (Crustacea: Peracarida) on shallow algae and seagrass in lagoonal ecosystem of the Mediterranean Tunisian coast

Months T (°C) S (psu) pH O 2 (mg.l −1 ) Tr (NTU) NO 2 (μM.l −1 ) NO 3 (μM.l −1 ) PO 3 4 (μM.l −1 ) Chl a (μg.l −1 )
October 19.73 35.40 7.90 (4.80) (15.44) 0.50 1.60 0.13 5.00
November 13.25 34.60 8.30 4.90 14.06 0.69 1.80 0.14 4.40
December 10.00 31.80 8.39 5.90 4.70 0.49 2.00 0.16 4.20
January (9.00) 32.00 8.62 6.70 4.17 0.43 2.10 0.2 4.00
February 11.20 (30.80) 8.65 6.50 3.01 0.50 (3.20) 0.18 (3.80)
March 15.10 31.10 8.62 6.00 2.45 0.57 3.00 0.24 4.50
April 26.13 36.80 8.20 5.50 (2.10) 0.30 1.80 0.23 5.30
May 25.63 37.20 8.30 (7.30) 5.12 0.28 1.70 0.26 4.70
June 27.73 37.90 8.10 6.70 4.76 (0.10) 1.00 0.27 5.00
July 28.46 39.00 8.20 5.70 6.42 0.70 0.81 0.28 5.70
August (30.86) (39.20) 8.10 5.90 3.20 (1.00) (0.73) 0.38 (6.30)
September 26.70 38.60 8.38 5.60 6.18 0.49 1.40 0.12 5.40
  1. For each parameter, maximum and minimum values were indicated in italic and in parentheses.