Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Ophelina farallonensis Blake, 2000
Catalog Number: USNM 186439
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): J. Blake
Year Collected: 1991
Locality: Farallon Islands, West Of, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 1480 to 1480
Vessel: Point Sur R/V
  • Paratype: Blake, J. A. 2000. Family Opheliidae Malmgren, 1867, in Blake, J. A., et al. 2000. The Annelida Part 4, Polychaeta: Flabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. 145-168.
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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 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 850 - 1480
  Temperature range (°C): 2.734 - 2.734
  Nitrate (umol/L): 44.478 - 44.478
  Salinity (PPS): 34.553 - 34.553
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.058 - 1.058
  Phosphate (umol/l): 3.178 - 3.178
  Silicate (umol/l): 152.463 - 152.463

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 850 - 1480
 
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