Diaphus problematicus — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Diaphus problematicus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Diaphus problematicus</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 Gulf of Mexico World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic 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 -34.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 33.3 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 -153 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 166.83 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

Data about <i>Diaphus problematicus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail bathypelagic zone
  • Bathypelagic zone
    The one of an ocean below the 10degC thermocline down to a temperature of 4degC.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000211
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mesopelagic zone
  • Mesopelagic zone
    The zone of an ocean immediately below the photic zone down to a depth where the water temperature is 10degC (the thermocline).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000213
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oceanic zone
  • Oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
Water depth max
Additional detail 3,500 m OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 50 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.22 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 34.62 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 1.82 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 26.9 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.89 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 141.24 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.038 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.62 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 0.36 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 6.14 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 102.76 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 8.3 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 34.54 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.59 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Diaphus problematicus</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 23.03 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 15.97 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 23.03 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 15.97 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Diaphus problematicus</i>
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

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