TABLE 2

Detected pigments from intertidal carbonates

PigmentIsla de Mona (n = 29)Menorca (n = 11)Total (n = 40)
No. (%) of samples detectedAvg concn (mg/m2)Concn range (mg/m2)No. (%) of samples detectedAvg concn (mg/m2)Concn range (mg/m2)No. (%) of samples detectedAvg concn (mg/m2)Concn range (mg/m2)
Chl a29 (100)8.950.11–52.5611 (100)10.140.71–21.9540 (100)9.280.11–52.56
Chl b6 (21)0.040.00–0.2711 (100)0.580.01–1.6917 (43)0.190.00–1.69
Chl d3 (10)0.010.00–0.1611 (100)0.120.01–0.5614 (35)0.040.00–0.56
Chl f3 (10)0.010.00–0.229 (82)0.190.00–0.6112 (30)0.060.00–0.61
BChl a8 (28)<0.010.00–<0.0111 (100)0.530.01–1.3319 (48)0.150.00–1.33
BChl c29 (100)8.580.14–41.6611 (100)1.930.02–8.1940 (100)6.750.02–41.66
Bchl d2 (7)<0.010.00–0.124 (36)0.030.00–0.146 (14)0.010.00–0.14