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Table 7 Pearson’s correlations of terrestrial gastropods specific richness collected in the three study sites with the physicochemical soil characteristics (R: correlation coefficient; P significant at p < 0.05)

From: Diversity and abundance of terrestrial gastropods in Skikda region (North-East Algeria): correlation with soil physicochemical factors

Parameters Specific richness
R P
T° soil 0.576 0.105
pH – 0.589 0.095
Conductivity – 0.436 0.240
Organic matter 0.904 0.001***
Total limestone – 0.381 0.312
Porosity – 0.783 0.013*
Field capacity 0.956 0.000***
Permeability – 0.888 0.001***
  1. * Significant difference at p < 0.05; *** significant difference at p < 0.001