Overview

Distribution

Nova Scotia coast to Chesapeake Bay
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Ecology

Habitat

Found from the intertidal zone to 30 m depth, prefers sand substrate.
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 131 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 107 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 144
  Temperature range (°C): 7.967 - 17.975
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.778 - 8.267
  Salinity (PPS): 32.316 - 34.903
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.020 - 6.835
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.323 - 0.838
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.101 - 5.123

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1 - 144

Temperature range (°C): 7.967 - 17.975

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.778 - 8.267

Salinity (PPS): 32.316 - 34.903

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.020 - 6.835

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.323 - 0.838

Silicate (umol/l): 2.101 - 5.123
 
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