Overview

Distribution

Scotian Shelf
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Physical Description

Type Information

Syntype for Epigonactis fecunda Verrill, 1899
Catalog Number: USNM 24329
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): D. Mcdonald
Year Collected: 1878
Locality: Banquereau Bank, Eastern Part Of, Nova Scotia, Canada, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 274.3 to 274.3
Vessel: Schooner Polar Wave
  • Syntype: Am. J. Sci. fourth series, vol. 7, no. 38, p. 378,379, fig. 35.
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Holotype for Epigonactis regularis Verrill
Catalog Number: USNM 24885
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Locality: Grand Banks, Off Newfoundland, Newfoundland, Canada, North Atlantic Ocean
  • Holotype:
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Ecology

Habitat

shelf to upper slope
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 100 - 200
  Temperature range (°C): -0.058 - 5.948
  Nitrate (umol/L): 8.209 - 15.234
  Salinity (PPS): 33.286 - 34.160
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.113 - 7.420
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.908 - 1.009
  Silicate (umol/l): 8.543 - 8.892

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 100 - 200

Temperature range (°C): -0.058 - 5.948

Nitrate (umol/L): 8.209 - 15.234

Salinity (PPS): 33.286 - 34.160

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.113 - 7.420

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.908 - 1.009

Silicate (umol/l): 8.543 - 8.892
 
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