Overview

Distribution

Occasionally shipborne to north European ports.
  • Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Physical Description

Type Information

Syntype for Pilumnus spinifer Milne Edwards, 1934
Catalog Number: USNM 20262
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 46 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 24 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2 - 165
  Temperature range (°C): 13.728 - 19.656
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.326 - 2.594
  Salinity (PPS): 37.223 - 38.506
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.802 - 5.541
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.052 - 0.275
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.379 - 14.336

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2 - 165

Temperature range (°C): 13.728 - 19.656

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.326 - 2.594

Salinity (PPS): 37.223 - 38.506

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.802 - 5.541

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.052 - 0.275

Silicate (umol/l): 1.379 - 14.336
 
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