Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Thouarella (Epithouarella) viridis Zapata-Guardiola & Lopez-Gonzalez, 2009
Catalog Number: USNM 1128949
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 2002
Locality: west South Georgia, South Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 306 to 342.7
Vessel: Polarstern R/V
  • Paratype: Zapata-Guardiola, R. & López-González, P. J. 24 Oct 2009. Two new species of Antarctic gorgonians (Octocorallia: Primnoidae) with a redescription of Thouarella laxa Versluys, 1906. Helgol. Mar. Res. DOI 10.1007/s10152-009-0176-5
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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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): 108 - 672.5
  Temperature range (°C): 1.826 - 2.391
  Nitrate (umol/L): 35.569 - 37.488
  Salinity (PPS): 34.329 - 34.586
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.027 - 4.956
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.232 - 2.392
  Silicate (umol/l): 66.484 - 78.613

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 108 - 672.5

Temperature range (°C): 1.826 - 2.391

Nitrate (umol/L): 35.569 - 37.488

Salinity (PPS): 34.329 - 34.586

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.027 - 4.956

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.232 - 2.392

Silicate (umol/l): 66.484 - 78.613
 
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