Table 6. Species diversity and evenness of mangrove trees of community-managed (CF) and state-managed (SF) mangrove forests in Trang, southern Thailand.

Landward mangrove Seaward mangrove
Tong Tasae (CF) Tab Jak (SF) Laem Makham (CF) To Ban (SF)
Absolute richness 12 11 9 14
Margalef’s index 1.93 1.53 1.15 1.82
Shannon index (H´) 1.99 1.90 1.11 1.40
Pielou’s index (J´) 0.80 0.79 0.51 0.53
Hill’s index 3.87 3.35 1.51 2.02