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Ecological parameter:  saprobity Watanabe

Parameter group: saprobic preference parameters

Explanation:
Assessment of sabrobity (degree to which the decomposition of organic material is occurring in an aquatic environment) following Watanabe et al. (1988).
Assessment of sabrobity (degree to which the decomposition of organic material is occurring in an aquatic environment) following Watanabe et al. (1988), modified by Coste (Lecointe et al., 1993).
LECOINTE, C., COSTE, M. & J. PRYGIEL (2003): Omnidia 3.2. Diatom Index Software Including Diatom Database with Taxonomic Names, References and Codes of 11645 Diatom Taxa.

Abbreviations:
Category nameAbbreviationExplanation
1saprophilous taxa
2saproxenous taxa
0indifferent taxa (LECOINTE et al., 2003)
Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Araphidees28 / 577 - 4.8%
Centrophycidees18 / 847 - 2.1%
Monoraphidees45 / 528 - 8.5%
Naviculacees120 / 5376 - 2.2%
Nitzschiacees36 / 801 - 4.4%
Surirellacees1 / 291 - 0.3%