Box plots of monthly averaged abundance of tintinnids (ind. L-1) integrated within the 0–15 m water column. The black lines represent the median, the white rectangles represent the dispersion of the data (25–75%), and the black bars show the non-outlier range.

  Part of: Monti-Birkenmeier M, Diociaiuti T, Umani SF (2019) Long-term changes in abundance and diversity of tintinnids in the Gulf of Trieste (Northern Adriatic Sea). In: Mazzocchi MG, Capotondi L, Freppaz M, Lugliè A, Campanaro A (Eds) Italian Long-Term Ecological Research for understanding ecosystem diversity and functioning. Case studies from aquatic, terrestrial and transitional domains. Nature Conservation 34: 373-395.