Data about <i>Mola mola</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Mola mola</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 British Columbia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Canadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail FAO fishing area 67 World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail FAO fishing area 67 World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Greek Exclusive Economic Zone 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 Irish Exclusive economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Israeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenya World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenya World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Madagascar World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Madagascar World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mozambique World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mozambique World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North East Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North East Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Somalia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Somalia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Africa (country) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Tanzania World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Tanzania World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Wimereux 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 -38.2 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 59.79 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 -166 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 161.25 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Mola mola</i>
Weight
Additional detail 1,265.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Mola mola</i>
Habitat
Additional detail archipelago
  • Archipelago
    A group of geographically or geologically associated islands.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000220
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay 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 estuarine biome
  • 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
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fish farm
  • Fish farm
    A facility in which fish are raised commercially in tanks or enclosures, usually for food.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000294
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 mediterranean Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mediterranean sea biome
  • 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
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mount
  • 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
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mouth
  • Mouth
    The exit or point of discharge of a stream into another stream, lake or sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000479
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean current
  • 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
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone 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  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail thermocline
  • Thermocline
    A layer within a water body where the temperature changes rapidly with depth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002269
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Feeds on
Additional detail Copepods Global Biotic Interactions  
Water depth max
Additional detail 2,450 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.12 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 26.29 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature max
Additional detail 26.83 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 3.13 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.56 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 25.1 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.045 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.61 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.08 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.6 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 104.63 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 64.73 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Cirolana harfordi Global Biotic Interactions  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 30.38 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.51 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Mola mola</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 300,000,000.0 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

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