Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 15 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 13 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 560 - 4000
  Temperature range (°C): 1.597 - 13.648
  Nitrate (umol/L): 14.866 - 38.762
  Salinity (PPS): 34.427 - 35.818
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.715 - 3.999
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.020 - 3.012
  Silicate (umol/l): 6.478 - 173.635

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Depth range (m): 560 - 4000

Temperature range (°C): 1.597 - 13.648

Nitrate (umol/L): 14.866 - 38.762

Salinity (PPS): 34.427 - 35.818

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.715 - 3.999

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.020 - 3.012

Silicate (umol/l): 6.478 - 173.635
 
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Gaussia princeps (copepod)

Gaussia princeps is a mesopelagic copepod found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide.[2] They have been known to display bioluminescence.[3]

Gaussia princeps is used in the production of luciferase.[4]

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