Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Grimpoteuthis discoveryi Collins, 2003
Catalog Number: USNM 1012989
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: Female;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Year Collected: 1982
Locality: Porcupine Seabight, Ireland, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 4190 to 4255
Vessel: Challenger R/V
  • Paratype: Collins, M. A. 2003. The genus Grimpoteuthis (Octopoda: Grimpoteuthidae) in the north-east Atlantic, with descriptions of three new species. Zoological Journal Of The Linnean Society. 139: 93-127.
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Paratype for Grimpoteuthis discoveryi Collins, 2003
Catalog Number: USNM 1012988
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: Male;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Year Collected: 1982
Locality: Porcupine Seabight, Ireland, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 4190 to 4255
Vessel: Challenger R/V
  • Paratype: Collins, M. A. 2003. The genus Grimpoteuthis (Octopoda: Grimpoteuthidae) in the north-east Atlantic, with descriptions of three new species. Zoological Journal Of The Linnean Society. 139: 93-127.
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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

Depth range based on 39 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 25 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1734.5 - 4865
  Temperature range (°C): 2.296 - 3.872
  Nitrate (umol/L): 17.733 - 21.963
  Salinity (PPS): 34.904 - 34.962
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.585 - 6.279
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.146 - 1.473
  Silicate (umol/l): 12.736 - 42.806

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1734.5 - 4865

Temperature range (°C): 2.296 - 3.872

Nitrate (umol/L): 17.733 - 21.963

Salinity (PPS): 34.904 - 34.962

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.585 - 6.279

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.146 - 1.473

Silicate (umol/l): 12.736 - 42.806
 
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