Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2892 specimens in 15 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 480 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 200
  Temperature range (°C): -1.952 - 24.767
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.223 - 28.280
  Salinity (PPS): 17.940 - 37.775
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.806 - 9.002
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.071 - 2.337
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.116 - 59.039

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Depth range (m): 0 - 200

Temperature range (°C): -1.952 - 24.767

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.223 - 28.280

Salinity (PPS): 17.940 - 37.775

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.806 - 9.002

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.071 - 2.337

Silicate (umol/l): 1.116 - 59.039
 
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Associations

Foodplant / parasite
Rhizophydium fusus parasitises Melosira

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Known predators

Melosira (Melosira sp.) is prey of:
Semotilus atromaculatus
Actinopterygii
Diaptomus minutus
Daphnia dubia
Daphnia longiremis
Daphnia catawba
Daphnia retrocurva
Holopedium gibberum

Based on studies in:
USA: New York, Bridge Brook (Lake or pond)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Havens K (1992) Scale and structure in natural food webs. Science 257:1107–1109
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records: 24
Specimens with Sequences: 24
Species: 7
Species With Barcodes: 7
Public Records: 8
Public Species: 4
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Barcode data

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