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Table 2 Zooplankton population density during in the Ukkadam Lake during December 2011–November 2012

From: Impact of seasonal changes in zooplankton biodiversity in Ukkadam Lake, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, and potential future implications of climate change

Season Rotifera Cladocera Copepoda Ostracoda F value P - value
Post-monsoon 6508 ± 75a 5012 ± 39c 5257 ± 26b 1205 ± 29d 5975.37 0.000
Summer 9196 ± 64a 5514 ± 51b 5045 ± 42c 2425 ± 23d 8663.32 0.000
Pre-monsoon 7078 ± 38a 5980 ± 36b 5601 ± 18c 1497 ± 31d 19,149.31 0.000
Monsoon 5243 ± 29a 3863 ± 23c 4685 ± 26b 826 ± 18d 17,520.37 0.000
  1. n = 3; mean ± SD. Different superscript small letters denote significant difference at p < 0.001