Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Ammothella alcalai Child
Catalog Number: USNM 228530
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center
Year Collected: 1978
Locality: Cebu Island, Sumilon Island, Cebu, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Vessel: Sting Ray V R/V
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Paratype for Ammothella alcalai Child
Catalog Number: USNM 228531
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center
Year Collected: 1978
Locality: Cebu Island, Sumilon Island, Cebu, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Vessel: Sting Ray V R/V
  • Paratype:
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© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

coastal
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 7 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.75 - 12
  Temperature range (°C): 26.692 - 26.692
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.923 - 0.923
  Salinity (PPS): 35.037 - 35.037
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.685 - 4.685
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.122 - 0.122
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.983 - 0.983

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Depth range (m): 0.75 - 12
 
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