Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Aphrodita defendens Chamberlin
Catalog Number: USNM 19333
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1904
Locality: Off Aguja Point, Peru, South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 1895 to 1895
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1895 - 1895
  Temperature range (°C): 2.351 - 2.351
  Nitrate (umol/L): 41.460 - 41.460
  Salinity (PPS): 34.643 - 34.643
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.365 - 2.365
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.690 - 2.690
  Silicate (umol/l): 151.399 - 151.399
 
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