Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Gnathia beethoveni Paul & Menzies
Catalog Number: USNM 136430
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Menzies
Year Collected: 1968
Locality: Cariaco Basin, Venezuela, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 95 to 95
  • Holotype:
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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): 2.5 - 95
  Temperature range (°C): 20.648 - 27.840
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.411 - 7.131
  Salinity (PPS): 35.974 - 36.627
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.175 - 4.486
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.026 - 0.412
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.755 - 4.301

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2.5 - 95

Temperature range (°C): 20.648 - 27.840

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.411 - 7.131

Salinity (PPS): 35.974 - 36.627

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.175 - 4.486

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.026 - 0.412

Silicate (umol/l): 2.755 - 4.301
 
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Dispersal

Depth range

shallow
  • Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA.
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