University of Central Florida Undergraduate Research Journal - Oyster Reef Restoration: Impacts on Infaunal Communities in a Shallow Water Estuary
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Appendix A

Figure 1: Map of the 12 oyster reef sites (spanning about three km) where infauna samples were collected in Mosquito Lagoon on the east coast of Florida.

Figure 2: Mean (± S.E.) of total infaunal abundance from pre-restoration, one-month and six-month post restoration. N = 108 cores (15cm x 15cm x 15cm of sediment collected per sample), [F (8, 96) = 9.83, p < 0.0001]. 

Figure 3: Mean (+ S.E.) for infaunal composition and abundance on oyster reefs pre-restoration, one-month and six-months post restoration. N = 108 cores (15cm x 15cm x 15cm of sediment collected per core).

Figure 4: Mean (+ S.E.) for infaunal composition and abundance excluding polychaete taxa.  N = 108 cores (15cm x 15cm x 15cm of sediment collected per core).

Figure 5: Polychaete families Nereididae, Spionidae, and Eunicidae (respectively) are important food sources for wading birds.

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