Merluccius capensis — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Merluccius capensis</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Merluccius capensis</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 FAO fishing area 47 World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail FAO fishing area 51 World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Africa World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Africa (country) 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 -38 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 12.02 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 -17.1 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 42.75 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

Data about <i>Merluccius capensis</i>
Habitat
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail continental shelf
  • continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
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
IRMNG  
Additional detail national geopolitical entity
  • national geopolitical entity
    A political association with effective dominion over a geographic area.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000009
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail slope
  • slope
    The part of an elevation or depression between the relatively flat surrounding area and the peak of a mount or the bottom of a depression.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002000
Environments - EOL project  
  • has parasite
    non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hasParasite
has parasite
Additional detail Anisakis pegreffii GloBI  
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Additional detail Capilaria GloBI  
Additional detail Clestobothrium crassiceps GloBI  
Additional detail Corynosoma strumosum GloBI  
Additional detail Grillotia GloBI  
Additional detail Hepatoxylon GloBI  
Additional detail Hepatoxylon trichiuri GloBI  
Additional detail Herring Worm GloBI  
Additional detail Parahemiurus merus GloBI  
Additional detail Scolex GloBI  
Additional detail Stephanostomum GloBI  
Additional detail Thominx GloBI  
water depth min
Additional detail 20 m OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 512 m OBIS Environmental Information  
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 1.82 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 31.49 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water temperature max
Additional detail 19.83 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 6.06 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
water silicate concentration max
Additional detail 22.19 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 3.64 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.48 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.26 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 1.69 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 5.41 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 102.14 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 26.42 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
water salinity min
Additional detail 34.41 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 35.42 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Conservation

Data about <i>Merluccius capensis</i>
Extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG  

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