Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Corallium laauense Bayer, 1956
Catalog Number: USNM 49327
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1902
Locality: Molokai Island, Kaunakakai, South Of, Hawaii, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 514 to 583
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Bayer. 1956. Pac. Sci. 10: 78-80, fig. 5(e,f),7(h-j).
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© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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© WoRMS for SMEBD

Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 25 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 22 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 310 - 1806.7
  Temperature range (°C): 2.239 - 13.464
  Nitrate (umol/L): 9.363 - 43.324
  Salinity (PPS): 34.104 - 34.585
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.022 - 4.867
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.765 - 3.118
  Silicate (umol/l): 13.110 - 154.912

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 310 - 1806.7

Temperature range (°C): 2.239 - 13.464

Nitrate (umol/L): 9.363 - 43.324

Salinity (PPS): 34.104 - 34.585

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.022 - 4.867

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.765 - 3.118

Silicate (umol/l): 13.110 - 154.912
 
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