Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Grassleia hydrothermalis Solis-Weiss, 1993
Catalog Number: USNM 157693
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): J. Grassle
Year Collected: 1988
Locality: Gorda Ridge, Oregon, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3271 to 3271
Vessel: Alvin DSR/V
  • Paratype: Solís-Weiss, V. 1993. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 106(4): 661-665, figs.1a-d.
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Holotype for Grassleia hydrothermalis Solis-Weiss, 1993
Catalog Number: USNM 157692
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): J. Grassle
Year Collected: 1988
Locality: Gorda Ridge, Oregon, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3271 to 3271
Vessel: Alvin DSR/V
  • Holotype: Solís-Weiss, V. 1993. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 106(4): 661-665, figs.1a-d.
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Ecology

Habitat

Hydrothermal vents and cold seeps off the coast of Oregon.

  • Reuscher, M., Fiege, D. & Wehe, T. (2011). Terebellomorph polychaetes from hydrothermal vents and cold seeps with the description of two new species of Terebellidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) representing the first records of the family from deep-sea vents. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. doi:10.1017/S0025315411000658.
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Depth range based on 6 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 6 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1519.5 - 3271
  Temperature range (°C): 1.523 - 2.777
  Nitrate (umol/L): 34.711 - 43.603
  Salinity (PPS): 34.493 - 34.681
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.130 - 3.998
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.419 - 3.060
  Silicate (umol/l): 68.288 - 177.784

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1519.5 - 3271

Temperature range (°C): 1.523 - 2.777

Nitrate (umol/L): 34.711 - 43.603

Salinity (PPS): 34.493 - 34.681

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.130 - 3.998

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.419 - 3.060

Silicate (umol/l): 68.288 - 177.784
 
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