Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Hircinia ramosa de Laubenfels, 1934
Catalog Number: USNM 22258
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): P. Bartsch
Year Collected: 1933
Locality: Cabras Island, off Morro Castle Light, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 183 to 183
Vessel: Caroline R/V
  • Paratype: de Laubenfels. 1934. Smithson. Misc. Collns. 91(17): 24-25.
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Paratype for Hircinia ramosa de Laubenfels, 1934
Catalog Number: USNM 22397
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol); Slide
Collector(s): P. Bartsch
Year Collected: 1933
Locality: San Juan, west end of Salinas Island, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 24 to 37
Vessel: Caroline R/V
  • Paratype: de Laubenfels. 1934. Smithson. Misc. Collns. 91(17): 24-25.
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Paratype for Hircinia ramosa de Laubenfels, 1934
Catalog Number: USNM 22278
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): P. Bartsch
Year Collected: 1933
Locality: near Morro Castle light and Punta Salinas, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Vessel: Caroline R/V
  • Paratype: de Laubenfels. 1934. Smithson. Misc. Collns. 91(17): 24-25.
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Holotype for Hircinia ramosa de Laubenfels, 1934
Catalog Number: USNM 22317
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol); Slide
Collector(s): P. Bartsch
Year Collected: 1933
Locality: North Of Salinas Point, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 60 to 73
Vessel: Caroline R/V
  • Holotype: de Laubenfels. 1934. Smithson. Misc. Collns. 91(17): 24-25.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 16 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 10 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 16 - 66.5
  Temperature range (°C): 23.535 - 26.874
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.201 - 1.078
  Salinity (PPS): 35.982 - 37.170
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.519 - 4.813
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.100 - 0.142
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.805 - 1.725

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 16 - 66.5

Temperature range (°C): 23.535 - 26.874

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.201 - 1.078

Salinity (PPS): 35.982 - 37.170

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.519 - 4.813

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.100 - 0.142

Silicate (umol/l): 0.805 - 1.725
 
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