Site GAB1 GAB2 GAB3 GAB4 GAB5 NAT1 NAT2 NAT3 NAT4 ALS1 ALS2 ALS3 ALS4
Taxonomic Richness 25.3 20.7 21.7 29.3 29.0 25.3 26.0 19.3 24.3 21.7 16.0 17.3 19.0
% Dominant Taxon 27.7 35.8 30.8 32.1 38.6 38.6 30.3 61.2 29.7 43.1 53.8 45.1 56.6
# Ephemeroptera Taxa 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
# EPT Taxa 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
EPT Index (%) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Shannon Diversity 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.1 1.3 2.3 1.6 1.2 1.8 1.4
Tolerance Value 7.6 6.9 8.5 8.1 8.2 8.1 7.8 6.2 7.9 8.2 8.8 8.5 9.1
% Tolerant Taxa (8-10) 45.3 54.7 52.3 45.0 51.3 54.0 54.7 65.0 53.0 55.7 66.7 52.0 58.7
% Collector-Filterers 9.7 4.0 20.3 7.0 1.3 24.3 29.3 9.3 2.0 28.7 41.3 28.3 20.0
% Collectors Gatherers 70.0 58.0 69.0 81.3 89.0 70.7 48.7 34.7 90.0 50.7 53.3 64.3 74.7
% Grazers 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
% Predators 15.3 35.7 9.3 9.0 2.0 2.7 15.0 51.7 3.7 9.7 1.3 2.7 1.3
% Shredders 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Abundance (#/sample) 1517 2640 6576 6418 7662 3927 6063 4979 2329 4203 7103 1154 3098
Table 10: Three year mean benthic metrics by site for the 13 Salinas Streams sites sampled in spring 2009-2011.