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Data about <i>Hippocampus erectus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Hippocampus erectus</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Azores Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Maine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Maine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Mexico World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -41.9 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 44.7 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -97.4 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.33 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

Data about <i>Hippocampus erectus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG  
Habitat
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail beach
  • Beach
    A landform consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, cobble, or even shell fragments along the shoreline of a body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000091
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail brine
  • Brine
    Water saturated or nearly saturated with salt (NaCl). It is used (now less popular than historically) to preserve vegetables, fish, and meat.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00003044
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coral reef
  • Coral reef
    Aragonite structures produced by living organisms, found in shallow, marine waters with little nutrients in the water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000150
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lagoon
  • Lagoon
    A sheet of saline water separated from the open sea by sand or shingle banks. The sheet of water between an offshore reef, especially of coral and mainland. The sheet of water within a ring or horseshoe shaped atoll.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000038
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mangrove biome
  • Mangrove biome
    A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000181
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail reef
  • Reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline marsh
  • Saline marsh
    A marsh whose water contains a considerable quantity of dissolved salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000054
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea grass bed
  • Sea grass bed
    Seagrass beds are highly diverse and productive ecosystems, and can harbour hundreds of associated species from all phyla. They partly create their own habitat: the leaves slow down water-currents increasing sedimentation, and the seagrass roots and rhizomes stabilize the seabed.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000059
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shore
  • Shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Water depth max
Additional detail 2,107 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.29 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 21.36 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature max
Additional detail 26.0 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 3.47 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.76 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 15.47 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.088 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.44 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 3.45 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 6.49 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 102.49 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 53.63 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 32.51 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.45 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Hippocampus erectus</i>
Total life span max
Additional detail 4.7 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 273 days male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 273 days female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Hippocampus erectus</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Decreasing IUCN  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Hippocampus erectus</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail vulnerable
  • Vulnerable
    A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
IUCN  

Names and Taxonomy

Data about <i>Hippocampus erectus</i>
Type Information
Additional detail Holotype
  • Holotype
    The one specimen or other element used or designated by the original author at the time of publication of the original description as the nomenclatural type of a species or infraspecific taxon. A holotype may be 'explicit' if it is clearly stated in the originating publication or 'implicit' if it is the single specimen proved to have been in the hands of the originating author when the description was published. [Zoo./Bot./Bio.]
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/TaxonName#Holotype
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard  

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