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Table 3 Physicochemical parameters analyzed based on type of land use

From: Marine bacterial communities in the upper gulf of Thailand assessed by Illumina next-generation sequencing platform

Type of land useAir temp. (°C)*Seawater parameter data*
Seawater temp.
(°C)
pH%NaClTurbidity
(NTU)
TSS
(mg/l)
Total N
(mg/l)
Total P
(mg/l)
BOD5
(mg/l)
Mangrove forests27.33 ± 1.80a**28.33 ± 0.50a7.03 ± 0.13a4.00 ± 0.00b10.47 ± 2.09a28.44 ± 6.56a0.42 ± 0.06a0.04 ± 0.01a2.31 ± 1.13b
Tourist sites29.00 ± 2.29a30.00 ± 0.86b7.16 ± 0.18a4.00 ± 0.00b12.64 ± 9.83a40.48 ± 18.85a0.24 ± 0.11a0.05 ± 0.01a1.24 ± 0.26a
Aquaculture sites28.00 ± 2.29a29.00 ± 1.50ab7.20 ± 0.37a2.66 ± 1.32a65.70 ± 46.68b128.95 ± 64.50b0.84 ± 0.36b0.07 ± 0.03a1.62 ± 0.38ab
p-value*** (between groups)0.270.000.350.010.000.000.000.130.01
  1. *Values are the means of three samplings from each location ± standard deviations
  2. **Values with the same letters within a column are not significantly different according to Tukey’s test
  3. ***p-values < 0.05 are considered significant