Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Corallium regale Bayer, 1956
Catalog Number: USNM 49520
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol); SEM Stub
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1902
Locality: French Frigate Shoals, Hawaii, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 722 to 726
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Bayer. 1956. Pac. Sci. 10: 77,78, fig. 5c,7(e-g).
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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

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 22 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 21 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 300 - 1815
  Temperature range (°C): 2.006 - 12.591
  Nitrate (umol/L): 10.232 - 43.534
  Salinity (PPS): 34.090 - 34.602
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.521 - 4.303
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.813 - 3.156
  Silicate (umol/l): 9.817 - 175.415

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 300 - 1815

Temperature range (°C): 2.006 - 12.591

Nitrate (umol/L): 10.232 - 43.534

Salinity (PPS): 34.090 - 34.602

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.521 - 4.303

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.813 - 3.156

Silicate (umol/l): 9.817 - 175.415
 
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