Glossary for Mola mola

  • Archipelago
    A group of geographically or geologically associated islands.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000220
  • Bay
    An area of water bordered by land on three sides.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000032
  • Clutch/brood/litter size
    Single birth offspring quantity. The proportion or number of offspring produced from a single pregnancy (mammals) or ovulation (fish) or nesting (birds).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VT_0001933
  • Coastal water
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002150
  • 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
  • Degrees
    A plane angle unit which is equal to 1/360 of a full rotation or 1.7453310^[-2] rad.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000185
  • Degrees Celsius
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000027
  • Estuarine biome
    Expressions of the estuarine biome occur at wide lower courses of a rivers where they flow into a sea. Estuaries experience tidal flows and their water is a changing mixture of fresh and salt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000020
  • Feeds on
    consumes for energetic or other nutritional needs
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predator
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/eats
  • Fish farm
    A facility in which fish are raised commercially in tanks or enclosures, usually for food.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000294
  • 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
  • Habitat
    The natural environment in which an organism lives, or the physical environment that surrounds (influences and is utilized by) a species population.
    Habitat. (2013, August 9). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 19:01, August 14, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Habitat&oldid=567783959
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Habitat
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predation
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
  • Kg
    Kilograms. A mass unit which is equal to the mass of the International Prototype Kilogram kept by the BIPM at Svres, France.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000009
  • 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
  • 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
  • M
    Meters. A length unit which is equal to the length of the path traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299 792 458 of a second.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000008
  • 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
  • Mediterranean
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000207
  • Mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
  • Ml/l
    Milliliters per liter. A volume per unit volume unit which is equal to one millionth of a liter of solute in one liter of solution.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000207
  • Mount
    A mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface (sea level), and thus is not an island. Typically formed from volcanoes that rise abruptly and are usually found rising from a seafloor of 1,000 - 4,000 meters depth. Independent features that rise to at least 1,000 meters above the seafloor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000264
  • Mouth
    The exit or point of discharge of a stream into another stream, lake or sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000479
  • Ocean current
    The region occupied by any more or less continuous, directed movement of ocean water that flows in one of the Earth's oceans. Ocean Currents are rivers of hot or cold water within the ocean. The currents are generated from the forces acting upon the water like the earth's rotation, the wind, the temperature and salinity differences and the gravitation of the moon. The depth contours, the shoreline and other movements influence the direction and strength of the movements of water that forms a given current.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000147
  • Pelagic zone
    An open ocean region.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000208
  • Percent
    A dimensionless ratio unit which denotes numbers as fractions of 100.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000187
  • Psu
    Practical Salinity Units. The conductivity ratio of a sea water sample to a standard KCl solution. Used to represent salinity.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salinity#Definitions
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/practicalSalinityUnits
  • 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
  • Temperate
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000206
  • Thermocline
    A layer within a water body where the temperature changes rapidly with depth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002269
  • Tropical
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000204
  • Water depth
    The depth of seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimDepth
  • Water dissolved O2 concentration
    Dissolved oxygen concentration in seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/DissolvedOxygen
  • Water nitrate concentration
    Dissolved nitrate concentration in seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/DissolvedNitrate
  • Water O2 saturation
    The percent oxygen saturation in seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/OxygenSaturation
  • Water phosphate concentration
    Dissolved phosphate concentration in seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/DissolvedPhosphate
  • Water salinity
    Dissolved salt concentration in seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Salinity
  • Water silicate concentration
    Dissolved silicate concentration in seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/DissolvedSilicate
  • Water temperature
    Temperature of seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/SeawaterTemperature
  • Weight
    A physical quality inhering in a bearer that has mass near a gravitational body.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0000128
  • µmol/l
    A unit of molarity which is equal to one millionth of a molar or 10^[-6] mol/L
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000064

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