Overview

Brief Summary

Biology

calcareous colonies, no free medusae
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Allopora brochi Fisher, 1938
Catalog Number: USNM 43264
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Bureau of Fisheries
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Rat Islands, Semisopochnoi Island, Petrel Bank, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 79 to 95
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Fisher. 1938. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 84(3024): 517-518, pl.42, fig.3a-d, pl.44, pl.45, fig.1.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 22 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 21 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 62 - 582
  Temperature range (°C): 2.840 - 4.901
  Nitrate (umol/L): 21.101 - 43.982
  Salinity (PPS): 32.949 - 34.188
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.644 - 6.857
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.932 - 3.239
  Silicate (umol/l): 37.275 - 130.968

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 62 - 582

Temperature range (°C): 2.840 - 4.901

Nitrate (umol/L): 21.101 - 43.982

Salinity (PPS): 32.949 - 34.188

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.644 - 6.857

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.932 - 3.239

Silicate (umol/l): 37.275 - 130.968
 
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Dispersal

Depth range

75-351 m
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