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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1941
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 26.8  x  2.5 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  55 - 70.5  x  7 - 8.5  / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 11.3  x  1.5 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  18.3 -   x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  24 - 28.2  x  4.2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  9.9 - 11.3  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  10 - 12.7  x  2 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  14.1 - 16.9  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  15.5 - 19.7  x  4.2 -   / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 11.3  x  1.5 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 12.7  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  9.9 - 11.3  x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores?  31 - 33.8  x  5 - 5.6  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  14.1 - 16.9  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  24 - 25  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores?  21.1 - 29.6  x  4.2 -   / Unfired
N/A spirocysts  27 -   x  4.5 -   / Unfired
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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): 0 - 0
  Temperature range (°C): 22.524 - 22.524
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.310 - 0.310
  Salinity (PPS): 36.487 - 36.487
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.962 - 4.962
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.234 - 0.234
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.227 - 1.227
 
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