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Table 8 Mean percentage of dominant (>5%) and subdominant (>1%) nematode genera present in 0–1 cm sediment horizon from the stations from the northeast North Atlantic [28].

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

PAP 1989 PAP 1991 MAP
Acantholaimus 15.2% Thalassomonhystera 17.3% Acantholaimus 24.0%
Thalassomonhystera 15.0% Acantholaimus 12.0% Thalassomonhystera 11.7%
Halalaimus 9.0% Halalaimus 7.0% Daptonema 11.5
Elzalia 6.4% Prochromadorella 6.4% Halalaimus 11.1
Chromadorina 5.0% Enchonema 6.3% Metadesmolaimus 3.5
Quadricoma 4.7% Daptonema 5.2% Campylaimus 3.5
Daptonema 4.4% Pareudesmoscolex 4.3% Amphimonhystrella 3.0
Campylaimus 4.1% Desmoscolex 3.9% Pomponema 1.6
Microlaimus 3.9% Molgolaimus 3.8% Quadricoma 1.6
Desmoscolex 2.7% Campylaimus 3.8% Chromadora 1.4
Actinonema 2.0% Quadricoma 3.0% Cyartonema 1.4
Aegialoalaimus 1.9% Elzalia 2.6% Desmoscolex 1.4
Prochromadora 1.8% Diplopeltua/ Diplopeltoides 2.6% Actinonema 1.2
Linhystera 1.6% Diplolaimella/ Diplolaimelloides 1.7% Innocuonema 1.2
Metadesmolaimus 1.5% Pareudesmoscolex 1.6% Dolichoalaimus 1.1
Diplopeltula 1.4% Manganonema 1.6% Syringolaimus 1.1
Scaptrella 1.3% Karkinochromadora 1.3% Diplopeltoides 1.1
Pierrickia 1.3% Aegialoalaimus 1.1%  
Amphimonhystrella 1.0% Amphimonhystrella 1.1%  
  1. The genera are listed in order of dominance per station. PAP = Porcupine Abyssal plain, MAP = Madeira Abyssal Plain.