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Table 4 The relationship between physico-chemical parameters and zooplankton abundance/population in the Ukkadam Lake during the study period (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

Physico-chemical parameters vs. zooplankton abundance y’—value (linear type) R R 2 Correlation p’ values
Atmospheric temperature y = 579.78x − 10,135.73 0.997 0.994 Positive 0.003
Surface water temperature y = 434.490x −  7024.97 0.952 0.907 Positive 0.048
pH y = 1188.315x −  4520.06 0.820 0.673 Positive 0.180
Salinity y = 7137.77x − 1740.56 0.837 0.701 Positive 0.163
Dissolved oxygen y = 800.527x − 1192.43 0.964 0.929 Positive 0.036
Electrical conductivity y = 3907.52x + 932.21 0.861 0.742 Positive 0.139
Total dissolved solids y = 9900.094x − 2815.88 0.996 0.992 Positive 0.004