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Table 1 Mean percentage of dominant (>10%) and subdominant (>5%) nematode families present in 0–1 cm sediment horizon from the stations of the Clarion Clipperton Fracture Zone.

From: Biodiversity of nematode assemblages from the region of the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone, an area of commercial mining interest

Equator 2°N 5°N 9°N 23°N
Monhysteridae 32% Monhysteridae 28% Monhysteridae 30% Monhysteridae 36% Monhysteridae 33%
Chromadoridae 10% Microlaimidae 21% Microlaimidae 24% Xyalidae 13% Xyalidae 18%
Microlaimidae 8% Chromadoridae 10% Chromadoridae 11% Chromadoridae 9% Chromadoridae 10%
Leptolaimidae 7% Xyalidae 7% Oxystominidae 5% Oxystominidae 6% Microlaimidae 9%
Xyalidae 6% Desmoscolecidae 6%   Microlaimidae 6% Oxystominidae 6%
Aegialoalaimidae 6%     
Meyliidae 5%     
  1. The families are listed in order of dominance per station.