Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Ophryotrocha atlantica Hilbig & Blake, 1991
Catalog Number: USNM 130752
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Battelle-New England Marine Lab For BLM/ MMS
Year Collected: 1985
Locality: Off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 604 to 604
Vessel: Gyre R/V
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Paratype for Ophryotrocha atlantica Hilbig & Blake, 1991
Catalog Number: USNM 130753
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Battelle-New England Marine Lab For BLM/ MMS
Year Collected: 1985
Locality: Off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 604 to 604
Vessel: Gyre R/V
  • Paratype:
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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 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 550 - 800
  Temperature range (°C): 4.417 - 11.461
  Nitrate (umol/L): 17.495 - 20.266
  Salinity (PPS): 34.886 - 35.617
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.434 - 5.221
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.034 - 1.372
  Silicate (umol/l): 10.047 - 14.158

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 550 - 800

Temperature range (°C): 4.417 - 11.461

Nitrate (umol/L): 17.495 - 20.266

Salinity (PPS): 34.886 - 35.617

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.434 - 5.221

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.034 - 1.372

Silicate (umol/l): 10.047 - 14.158
 
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