Overview

Brief Summary

Biology

azooxanthellate
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Fossil species

recent & fossil

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Comprehensive Description

Description

"Genus Aulocyathus Marenzeller, 1904

 

Diagnosis. Solitary, ceratoid, free. Longitudinal parricidal budding common. Columella trabecular.

 

Type-species: Aulocyathus juvenescens Marenzeller, 1904a, by monotypy." Cairns 1982, p 25.

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 105 specimens in 5 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 71 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 94 - 1716
  Temperature range (°C): 3.232 - 21.900
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.317 - 37.693
  Salinity (PPS): 34.325 - 36.125
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.136 - 5.673
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.328 - 3.278
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.290 - 99.169

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 94 - 1716

Temperature range (°C): 3.232 - 21.900

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.317 - 37.693

Salinity (PPS): 34.325 - 36.125

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.136 - 5.673

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.328 - 3.278

Silicate (umol/l): 1.290 - 99.169
 
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Dispersal

Depth range

84-1716 m
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