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Table 1.

Mean species/station (6 replicates) and mean total species/station, together with abundances for soft sediment artificial beaches in phases A1-A3 Sabah Al-Ahmad Sea City over period 2004–2010. UNCC Survey 13 natural open sea beaches (4 replicates) 2005.

A12004200520062007200820092010
Mean species/Station 3.5 ± 0.7 7.1 ± 3.4 14 ± 2.8 18.5 ± 2.8 31.5 ± 3.1   
Mean Total species/Station  7.2 ± 1.2 21± 3.8 27± 3.6 39 ± 5.9   
Mean Abundance m−2 147 ± 58.2 734 ± 342.7 1151 ± 390.4 2027 ± 626.2 3982 ± 292.4   
A2 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 
Mean species/Station   5 ± 1.3 21.5 ± 1.7  25 ± 3.1  
Mean Total species/Station   8 ± 2.1 33 ± 3.2  37 ± 3.8  
Mean Abundance m−2   653 ± 266.0 3468 ± 1029.4  8505 ± 2116.6  
A3 2010 UNCC 2005     
Mean species/Station 17.5 ± 1.7 Mean species/Station 8 ± 0.9     
Mean Total species/Station 25.5 ± 1.8 Mean Total species/Station 12.9 ± 1.3     
Mean Abundance m−2 5391 ± 2094.8 Mean Abundance m−2 2558 ± 110.9     
A12004200520062007200820092010
Mean species/Station 3.5 ± 0.7 7.1 ± 3.4 14 ± 2.8 18.5 ± 2.8 31.5 ± 3.1   
Mean Total species/Station  7.2 ± 1.2 21± 3.8 27± 3.6 39 ± 5.9   
Mean Abundance m−2 147 ± 58.2 734 ± 342.7 1151 ± 390.4 2027 ± 626.2 3982 ± 292.4   
A2 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 
Mean species/Station   5 ± 1.3 21.5 ± 1.7  25 ± 3.1  
Mean Total species/Station   8 ± 2.1 33 ± 3.2  37 ± 3.8  
Mean Abundance m−2   653 ± 266.0 3468 ± 1029.4  8505 ± 2116.6  
A3 2010 UNCC 2005     
Mean species/Station 17.5 ± 1.7 Mean species/Station 8 ± 0.9     
Mean Total species/Station 25.5 ± 1.8 Mean Total species/Station 12.9 ± 1.3     
Mean Abundance m−2 5391 ± 2094.8 Mean Abundance m−2 2558 ± 110.9     
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