Calcification Relative to Calcification at Current pH

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Calcification Relative to Calcification at Current pH


Summary Statistics Table for all Organism Categories
 
  Decline in pH from the Present
All Organism Categories 0.0 to 0.09 0.09 to 0.17 0.17 to 0.3 0.3 to 0.5 More than 0.5
Number of Results 30 35 98 87 61
Number of Organisms 13 18 36 29 29
 
Data Table of Calcification Response by Organism Category
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    Decline in pH from the Present
Organism Category   0.0 to 0.09 0.09 to 0.17 0.17 to 0.3 0.3 to 0.5 More than 0.5
Bivalves Number of Results 11 13 16 25 15
Number of Organisms 3 5 4 5 5
Arithmetic Mean 0.61 0.65 0.50 0.31 0.18
Standard Error 0.25 0.10 0.15 0.08 0.08
Bryozoans Number of Results 0 0 0 1 1
Number of Organisms 0 0 0 1 1
Arithmetic Mean 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.09 0.22
Standard Error 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Corals Number of Results 13 13 44 31 22
Number of Organisms 4 6 9 7 7
Arithmetic Mean 1.16 0.76 0.98 0.64 0.34
Standard Error 0.55 0.17 0.14 0.14 0.11
Crustacean Number of Results 0 0 5 5 3
Number of Organisms 0 0 4 4 3
Arithmetic Mean 0.00 0.00 1.11 1.28 1.95
Standard Error 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.18 0.21
Echinoderms Number of Results 0 2 7 5 11
Number of Organisms 0 2 5 3 5
Arithmetic Mean 0.00 2.72 1.76 0.98 1.25
Standard Error 0.00 1.47 0.78 0.06 0.52
Gastropods Number of Results 4 0 4 0 4
Number of Organisms 4 0 4 0 4
Arithmetic Mean 0.73 0.00 0.94 0.00 0.43
Standard Error 0.31 0.00 0.51 0.00 0.37
Macroalgae Number of Results 0 3 5 3 4
Number of Organisms 0 3 3 1 3
Arithmetic Mean 0.00 1.73 1.46 0.43 0.29
Standard Error 0.00 0.41 0.20 0.00 0.15
Netamodes Number of Results 1 0 1 0 1
Number of Organisms 1 0 1 0 1
Arithmetic Mean 1.57 0.00 0.66 0.00 0.37
Standard Error 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Phytoplankton : Coccolithophores Number of Results 1 4 9 7 0
Number of Organisms 1 2 1 3 0
Arithmetic Mean 0.90 0.83 1.02 0.85 0.00
Standard Error 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.08 0.00
Phytoplankton : Foraminifera Number of Results 0 0 7 10 0
Number of Organisms 0 0 5 5 0
Arithmetic Mean 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.95 0.00
Standard Error 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.22 0.00