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Biology

azooxanthellate
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Comprehensive Description

Biology: Skeleton

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AuthorSkeleton?Mineral or Organic?MineralPercent Magnesium
Dawson, 1992 YES MINERAL ARAGONITE
Gardiner and Waugh, 1938 YES MINERAL ARAGONITE
Cairns, Hoeksema, and van der Land, 1999 YES MINERAL ARAGONITE
Wells, 1964 YES MINERAL ARAGONITE
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 47 - 768.5
  Temperature range (°C): 9.213 - 21.636
  Nitrate (umol/L): 12.960 - 28.489
  Salinity (PPS): 34.424 - 40.755
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.189 - 6.254
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.772 - 2.013
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.525 - 27.422

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Depth range (m): 47 - 768.5

Temperature range (°C): 9.213 - 21.636

Nitrate (umol/L): 12.960 - 28.489

Salinity (PPS): 34.424 - 40.755

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.189 - 6.254

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.772 - 2.013

Silicate (umol/l): 3.525 - 27.422
 
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Dispersal

Depth range

229-805 m
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