Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Bathynomus affinis Richardson
Catalog Number: USNM 40908
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Off Caluya Island, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 571 to 571
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 295 - 571
  Temperature range (°C): 9.455 - 9.455
  Nitrate (umol/L): 26.932 - 26.932
  Salinity (PPS): 34.478 - 34.478
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.008 - 2.008
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.102 - 2.102
  Silicate (umol/l): 35.756 - 35.756

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Depth range (m): 295 - 571
 
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Dispersal

Depth range

454-686
  • 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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