Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Paralithodes californiensis (Benedict, 1895)
Catalog Number: USNM 18534
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1889
Locality: Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Island, SW of, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 283 to 283
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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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): 283 - 283
  Temperature range (°C): 7.499 - 7.499
  Nitrate (umol/L): 34.487 - 34.487
  Salinity (PPS): 34.190 - 34.190
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.139 - 1.139
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.732 - 2.732
  Silicate (umol/l): 56.571 - 56.571
 
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Wikipedia

Paralithodes californiensis

The Paralithodes californiensis, also known as the spiny king crab and the California king crab, is a species of king crab.[1][2]

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