Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Colour in life: grey tentacle, body apparently with broad longitudinal bands of fawn and mid brown, closer examination shows effect caused by irregular patches of black over beige background (Thandar, 1990). Also recorded in Insel Radack (Selenka, 1867); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); India (Sastry, 1996). General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-20 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 11 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 208
  Temperature range (°C): 28.770 - 28.840
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.372 - 0.382
  Salinity (PPS): 33.933 - 34.959
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.467 - 4.540
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.060 - 0.238
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.173 - 4.493

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1 - 208

Temperature range (°C): 28.770 - 28.840

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.372 - 0.382

Salinity (PPS): 33.933 - 34.959

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.467 - 4.540

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.060 - 0.238

Silicate (umol/l): 2.173 - 4.493
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Synapta maculata

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 14
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Source: Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD)

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