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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1945
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  20.4 - 22.6  x  3.5 - 4  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  26 - 39.5  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  16.9 - 24  x  4 - 4.5  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  14.1 - 18.3  x  3 - 4  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  27.5 - 38  x  4.2 - 5.6  / 3
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  22.6 - 33.1  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
N/A microbasic b-mastigophores  77.6 - 105  x  11.3 - 13.4  (14) /
N/A spirocysts   - 56.4  (80) x   - 6.3  (7) /
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Ecology

Habitat

shelf to upper slope
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Depth range based on 23 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 14 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 57 - 1710
  Temperature range (°C): -1.455 - 10.467
  Nitrate (umol/L): 5.767 - 18.837
  Salinity (PPS): 32.356 - 35.794
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.262 - 7.848
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.798 - 1.441
  Silicate (umol/l): 5.606 - 19.068

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Depth range (m): 57 - 1710

Temperature range (°C): -1.455 - 10.467

Nitrate (umol/L): 5.767 - 18.837

Salinity (PPS): 32.356 - 35.794

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.262 - 7.848

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.798 - 1.441

Silicate (umol/l): 5.606 - 19.068
 
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