Physical Description

Type Information

Syntype for Microlaimus dentatus Chitwood, 1937
Catalog Number: USNM 33983
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female;
Preparation: Slide
Collector(s): B. Chitwood
Year Collected: 1934
Locality: Bogue Sound, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 9 to 9
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 34 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 19 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 6.96667 - 100
  Temperature range (°C): 6.845 - 10.817
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.853 - 10.018
  Salinity (PPS): 33.968 - 35.100
  Oxygen (ml/l): 6.158 - 6.373
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.382 - 0.771
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.091 - 5.079

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Depth range (m): 6.96667 - 100

Temperature range (°C): 6.845 - 10.817

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.853 - 10.018

Salinity (PPS): 33.968 - 35.100

Oxygen (ml/l): 6.158 - 6.373

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.382 - 0.771

Silicate (umol/l): 2.091 - 5.079
 
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 32 - 32
 
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