Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 55 - 55
  Temperature range (°C): 25.280 - 26.472
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.236 - 1.141
  Salinity (PPS): 37.036 - 37.252
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.807 - 4.848
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.128 - 0.135
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.344 - 1.758

Graphical representation

Temperature range (°C): 25.280 - 26.472

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.236 - 1.141

Salinity (PPS): 37.036 - 37.252

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.807 - 4.848

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.128 - 0.135

Silicate (umol/l): 1.344 - 1.758
 
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Bursa corrugata

Bursa corrugata , common name the gaudy frog shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Bursidae, the frog shells.[1]

The subspecies Bursa corrugata lineata Nowell-Usticke, 1959 has vecome a synonym of Bursa granularis (Röding, 1798)

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off West Africa, the Canary Islands, Cape Verdes and Brazil; in the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Lesser Antilles.

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 75 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 2 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 137 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bursa corrugata (Perry, 1811). WoRMS (2010). Bursa corrugata (Perry, 1811). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=225330 on 19 June 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.
  • Bernard, P.A. (Ed.) (1984). Coquillages du Gabon [Shells of Gabon]. Pierre A. Bernard: Libreville, Gabon. 140, 75 plates
  • Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.
  • Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp.
  • Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.
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