Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Narella laxa Deichmann, 1936
Catalog Number: USNM 11853
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1885
Locality: Georges Bank, South of, Massachusetts, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 3186 to 3186
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Deichmann, E. 1936. Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harv. 53: 170, pl.26, fig.1.; 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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© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

abyssal
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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© WoRMS for SMEBD

Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 3186 - 3186
  Temperature range (°C): 2.591 - 2.591
  Nitrate (umol/L): 18.239 - 18.239
  Salinity (PPS): 34.931 - 34.931
  Oxygen (ml/l): 6.326 - 6.326
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.137 - 1.137
  Silicate (umol/l): 20.285 - 20.285
 
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