Data about Posidonia

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Distribution

 
geographic distribution
  • geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Additional detail
North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Additional detail
42.11 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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45.55 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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3.17 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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13.7 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

 
habitat
Additional detail
coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
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meadow
  • meadow
    A habitat of rolling or flat terrain where grasses predominate. Typically, what is called a meadow has more biodiversity than a grassland as the former contains not only grasses but a significant variety of annual, biennial and perennial plants.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000108
Environments - EOL project  
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mediterranean sea biome
  • mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
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marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
water depth min
Additional detail
1.6 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water depth max
Additional detail
7 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail
1.69 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration max
Additional detail
1.69 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
Additional detail
16.27 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature max
Additional detail
16.27 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail
1.78 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration max
Additional detail
1.78 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail
0.23 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration max
Additional detail
0.23 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail
5.38 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration max
Additional detail
5.38 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
Additional detail
97.39 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail
97.39 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
Additional detail
37.97 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity max
Additional detail
37.97 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
Additional detail
410.8 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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407.6 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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105.3 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail
99.6 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
extinction status
Additional detail
extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
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extinct
  • extinct
    A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A taxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, at appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed to record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
The Paleobiology Database  
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extinct
  • extinct
    A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A taxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, at appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed to record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

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