Table 2 Mean abundances (individuals m−3, ± SE) of each taxon in the bioluminescence library for UBAT profiles (n = 4) (see Fig. 3).

From: Bioluminescence as an ecological factor during high Arctic polar night

Depth (m) Dinoflagellates Ctenophores Copepods Krill Ostracods
Protoperidinium spp. Mertensia ovum Beroe cucumis Metridia spp. Meganyctiphanes norvegica Thysanoessa spp. Boroecia spp.
1 119.56 ± 6.98 72.08 ± 18.62 0 71.63 ± 10.86 2.79 ± 2.79 0 5.59 ± 5.59
20 122.88 ± 27.36 92.16 ± 25.54 0 114.50 ± 28.98 2.79 ± 2.79 5.59 ± 3.22 2.79 ± 2.79
40 114.50 ± 11.51 108.91 ± 18.45 0 164.77 ± 12.38 16.76 ± 9.67 30.72 ± 5.35 0
60 108.91 ± 16.04 106.12 ± 16.12 0 226.21 ± 15.38 22.34 ± 11.17 19.55 ± 9.54 5.59 ± 3.22
80 122.88 ± 13.68 103.33 ± 12.38 2.79 ± 2.79 231.79 ± 37.15 25.13 ± 2.79 22.34 ± 10.18 5.59 ± 3.22
100 100.54 ± 12.07 58.65 ± 9.54 5.59 ± 3.22 242.96 ± 17.88 22.34 ± 7.99 30.72 ± 5.35 8.38 ± 5.35
120 114.50 ± 21.08 75.40 ± 12.38 2.79 ± 2.79 192.69 ± 31.10 22.34 ± 11.17 27.93 ± 11.17 8.38 ± 5.35
  1. Abundances are calculated from the first 4 minutes (89.5 L) sampled.