Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 1012503
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Andreanof Islands, Adak Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 427 to 427
Vessel: Vesteraalen R/V
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Paratype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 1004601
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): J. Slear
Year Collected: 2000
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Rat Islands, Buldir Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 475 to 475
Vessel: Alvin DSR/V
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Paratype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 1004613
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): P. McCluskey
Year Collected: 2000
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Rat Islands, Kiska Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 208 to 435
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Paratype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 1004616
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): J. Slear
Year Collected: 2000
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Rat Islands, Kiska Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 411 to 411
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Paratype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 100844
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Andreanof Islands, Adak Strait, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 427 to 427
Vessel: Vesteraalen R/V
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Paratype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 100741
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Amukta Pass, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 224 to 224
Vessel: Vesteraalen R/V
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Paratype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 100740
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol); SEM Stub
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Andreanof Islands, Adak Strait, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 427 to 427
Vessel: Vesteraalen R/V
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Holotype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 1010257
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: DRY; SEM Stub; Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 2002
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Andreanof Islands, Atka Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 213 to 220
Vessel: Sea Storm R/V
  • Holotype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Paratype for Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Catalog Number: USNM 1006247
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: DRY
Collector(s): K. Renfro
Year Collected: 2000
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Andreanof Islands, Great Sitkin Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 512 to 512
Vessel: Spirit of the North R/V
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2005. A Review of the Genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the Description of Two New Species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 77 (2): 225-256.; Cairns, S. D. & Bayer, F. M. 2009. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 629: iv + 79.
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Ecology

Habitat

shelf to bathyal
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Depth range based on 22 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 20 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 110 - 914
  Temperature range (°C): 2.975 - 3.947
  Nitrate (umol/L): 32.525 - 44.428
  Salinity (PPS): 33.586 - 34.330
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.558 - 3.737
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.624 - 3.232
  Silicate (umol/l): 76.450 - 148.704

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 110 - 914

Temperature range (°C): 2.975 - 3.947

Nitrate (umol/L): 32.525 - 44.428

Salinity (PPS): 33.586 - 34.330

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.558 - 3.737

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.624 - 3.232

Silicate (umol/l): 76.450 - 148.704
 
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Primnoa wingi

Primnoa wingi is a cnidarian.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cairns, Stephen D.; Bayer, Frederick M. (September 2005). "A review of the genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the description of two new species". Bulletin of Marine Science. 32 77 (2): 225–256. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
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