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Overview

Distribution

Southeastern Pacific.
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Southeast Pacific: Chile.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Protomyctophum chilense
Catalog Number: USNM 205473
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): R. Wisner & Party
Year Collected: 1965
Locality: ca. 80 mi. West of Valparaiso Chile, Valparaiso Province, Chile, Pacific
Depth (m): 560 to 560
Vessel: Anton Bruun
  • Paratype: Wisner, R. L. 1971. Copeia. 1971 (1): 39, fig. 1.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

bathypelagic; marine; depth range 0 - 400 m (Ref. 58018)
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 400 - 400
  Temperature range (°C): 7.443 - 7.443
  Nitrate (umol/L): 35.033 - 35.033
  Salinity (PPS): 34.446 - 34.446
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.901 - 1.901
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.556 - 2.556
  Silicate (umol/l): 25.787 - 25.787
 
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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