TABLE 1

Shannon diversity indices, observed richness values, and abundance-based coverage estimates of richness for sample groups

Sample groupMean ± SDa
Shannon diversity indexSobsACE index
Brisbane River water5.00 ± 0.24 A1,725 ± 172 AC4,024 ± 1,035 A
Human wastewater4.70 ± 0.40 A1,443 ± 324 A3,102 ± 710 E
Cat feces3.15 ± 0.38 B215 ± 26 B318 ± 55 BCF
Cattle wastewater2.07 ± 2.00 B374 ± 729 B557 ± 861 BCF
Dog feces2.13 ± 0.75 B145 ± 26 B222 ± 69 BCF
Horse feces5.80 ± 0.73 A1,972 ± 341 C2,881 ± 776 E
Kangaroo feces5.15 ± 0.93 A1,348 ± 168 A1,816 ± 170 D
  • a Values followed by the same capital letter were not significantly different at an α of 0.05 via Tukey's post hoc test.