Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Echthrogaleus denticulatus Smith, 1873
Catalog Number: USNM 6196
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1871
Locality: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
  • Holotype:
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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

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

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2820 - 2820
  Temperature range (°C): 1.764 - 1.764
  Nitrate (umol/L): 37.162 - 37.162
  Salinity (PPS): 34.753 - 34.753
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.031 - 3.031
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.431 - 2.431
  Silicate (umol/l): 144.412 - 144.412
 
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