Overview

Distribution

Atlantic species, sometimes extends its range into the Arctic region

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Physical Description

Morphology

Female:
Rostrum is directed anterioventrally, is visible from dorsal view. Caudal setae are longer than the abdomen. Eggs inside egg-sac are usually placed in 2 rows.

Male:
Rostrum is absent. Both A1 are geniculate. The caudal setae are significantly shorter than in female.

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Size

Female: 0,60-1,43 mm
Male: 0,60-1,00 mm

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Diagnostic Description

Can be easily distinguished by the structure of the rostrum and long caudal setae, which are longer than the abdomen

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 617 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 267 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 4.5 - 687
  Temperature range (°C): -1.717 - 19.832
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.276 - 19.262
  Salinity (PPS): 24.029 - 38.518
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.043 - 8.942
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.069 - 1.178
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.927 - 30.063

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 4.5 - 687

Temperature range (°C): -1.717 - 19.832

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.276 - 19.262

Salinity (PPS): 24.029 - 38.518

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.043 - 8.942

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.069 - 1.178

Silicate (umol/l): 1.927 - 30.063
 
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General Ecology

Ecology

Oceanic, epi- to bathypelagic species

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Oithona atlantica

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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