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Table 1 Description of the sampling sites. Depth, temperature and salinity measurements were taken at a distance of 50 m from shore (distance covered by the 25 m beach seine) on 29 June 2009. Surface and bottom measurements are shown for temperature and salinity

From: Species composition and habitat preferences of the nearshore fish fauna of Bonne Bay, Newfoundland

Site # Site description Subtidal substrate Depth (m) T (°C) Salinity (ppt) Presence of eelgrass
1 Sheltered cove with pebble beach Sand and silt with scattered boulders 8.0 16.5 & 7.6 23 & 29.8 No
2 Exposed cove with pebble and cobble beach Hard with sand, pebbles and scattered boulders 20.0 16.4 & 5 23.7 & 30.3 No
2A Similar to site 2 Hard with sand, pebbles and scattered boulders 10.0 11.7 & 7.8 28.6 & 30.5 No
3 Delta of Deer Brook river with sand and pebble beach Sand and silt 3.5 17.1 & 12.4 5.5 & 24 Yes
3A Barachois: (shallow < 2 m lagoon) Sand and silt 0.5 20.3 1.8 No
4 Exposed cove with pebble and cobble beach Sand and silt 3.8 13.8 & 9.9 26.2 & 28.1 Yes
4A Delta of Lomond River with sand and pebble beach Sand and silt 1.1 15.6 & 12.7 24.2 & 27.2 Yes