Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Ophioglypha nana Lutken & Mortensen, 1899
Catalog Number: USNM 19475
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1891
Locality: Cocos Island, Costa Rica, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 1650 to 1650
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Lutken & Mortensen. 1899. Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harv. 23(2): 126, pl. 2, fig. 10-12.
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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 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1650 - 1650
  Temperature range (°C): 2.584 - 2.584
  Nitrate (umol/L): 41.351 - 41.351
  Salinity (PPS): 34.633 - 34.633
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.039 - 2.039
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.954 - 2.954
  Silicate (umol/l): 143.788 - 143.788
 
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