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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
Cairns, Hoeksema, and van der Land, 1999 YES MINERAL ARAGONITE
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 38 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 33 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 347.5 - 911
  Temperature range (°C): 6.762 - 15.308
  Nitrate (umol/L): 11.080 - 23.207
  Salinity (PPS): 35.096 - 36.044
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.919 - 4.130
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.764 - 1.581
  Silicate (umol/l): 6.037 - 17.625

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Depth range (m): 347.5 - 911

Temperature range (°C): 6.762 - 15.308

Nitrate (umol/L): 11.080 - 23.207

Salinity (PPS): 35.096 - 36.044

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.919 - 4.130

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.764 - 1.581

Silicate (umol/l): 6.037 - 17.625
 
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Dispersal

Depth range

357-618 m
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