Bioindicators

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Enrichment Indicators

Family Feeding Habit c-p Value Indicator Weightings Biomass Gonad :Biomass Longevity Gonads Sex Ratio
Enrichment Basal Maturity
Alloionematidae bacterivores 1 3.2
Bunonematidae bacterivores 1 3.2
Diplogasteridae bacterivores 1 3.2
Diplogasteroididae bacterivores 1 3.2
Diploscapteridae bacterivores 1 3.2
Myolaimidae bacterivores 1 3.2
Neodiplogasteridae bacterivores 1 3.2
Odontopharyngidae bacterivores 1 3.2
Panagrolaimidae bacterivores 1 3.2
Rhabditidae bacterivores 1 3.2
Tylopharyngidae bacterivores 1 3.2
Aphelenchidae fungivores 2 0.8 0.8
Aphelenchoididae fungivores 2 0.8 0.8
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Basal Indicators

Family Feeding Habit c-p Value Indicator Weightings Gonads Labial Structures
Enrichment Basal Maturity
Aphelenchidae fungivores 2 0.8 0.8
Aphelenchoididae fungivores 2 0.8 0.8
Cephalobidae bacterivores 2 0.8
Leptolaimidae bacterivores 2 0.8
Microlaimidae bacterivores 2 0.8
Monhysteridae bacterivores 2   0.8
Neotylenchidae fungivores 2   0.8
Ostellidae bacterivores 2   0.8
Plectidae bacterivores 2   0.8
Xyalidae bacterivores 2   0.8
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Maturity Indicators

Family Feeding Habit c-p Value Indicator Weightings Biomass Gonad :Biomass Longevity
Enrichment Basal Maturity
Achromadoridae algivores 3 1.8
Aulolaimidae bacterivores 3 1.8
Bastianiidae bacterivores 3 1.8
Chromadoridae bacterivores 3 1.8
Cyanolaimidae 3 1.8
Desmodoridae bacterivores 3   1.8
Diphtherophoridae fungivores 3   1.8
Diplopeltidae bacterivores 3   1.8
Ethnolaimidae bacterivores 3   1.8
Halaphanolaimidae bacterivores 3   1.8
Hypodontolaimidae algivores 3   1.8
Linhomoidae bacterivores 3   1.8
Odontolaimidae bacterivores 3   1.8
Onchulidae omnivores 3   1.8
Prismatolaimidae bacterivores 3   1.8
Rhabdolaimidae bacterivores 3   1.8
Teratocephalidae bacterivores 3   1.8
Tobrilidae predators 3   1.8
Tripylidae predators 3   1.8
Alaimidae bacterivores 4   3.2
Anatonchidae predators 4   3.2
Bathyodontidae bacterivores 4   3.2
Choanolaimidae predators 4   3.2
Dorylaimidae omnivores 4   3.2
Ironidae predators 4   3.2
Leptonchidae fungivores 4   3.2
Mononchidae predators 4   3.2
Nordiidae omnivores 4   3.2
Qudsianematidae 4   3.2
Actinolaimidae predators 5   5.0
Aporcelaimidae predators 5   5.0
Belondiridae 5   5.0
Chrysonematidae 5   5.0
Discolaimidae predators 5   5.0
Nygolaimidae predators 5   5.0
Thornenematidae omnivores 5   5.0
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