Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Calliteuthis corona Voss & Voss, 1962
Catalog Number: USNM 576160
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Year Collected: 1951
Locality: Mississippi River Delta, E Of Delta, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 485 to 549
Vessel: Oregon R/V
  • Holotype: Voss, N. & Voss, G. 1962. Bull. Mar. Sci. Gulf Caribb. 12(2): 169-200, figs. 5a-f, 6b-d.
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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

Depth range based on 14 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 7 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 105 - 2158
  Temperature range (°C): 3.480 - 14.846
  Nitrate (umol/L): 7.570 - 29.651
  Salinity (PPS): 34.875 - 36.039
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.798 - 6.230
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.557 - 1.768
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.478 - 22.781

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 105 - 2158

Temperature range (°C): 3.480 - 14.846

Nitrate (umol/L): 7.570 - 29.651

Salinity (PPS): 34.875 - 36.039

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.798 - 6.230

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.557 - 1.768

Silicate (umol/l): 2.478 - 22.781
 
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