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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1943
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  20.4 - 22.6  x  2.5 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  39.5 - 57.8  x  5 - 6.3  / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A microbasic amastigophores  16.9 - 28.6  x  3 -   / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 12.7  x  1.5 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  17.7 - 24  x  3 - 4  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 14.8  x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  21.1 - 31  x  4 - 4.9  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  12.7 - 16.9  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  18.3 - 28.2  x  2.8 - 4  / Unfired
Carlgren O., 1952
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  16 - 21  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  42.3 - 60.6  (66.3) x  5.6 -   / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  17 - 19.7  x  3 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  14 - 24  x  2.8 - 4  / Unfired
Column
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  13.4 - 22.6  x  3.5 - 4.2  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  10 - 11.3  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  14 - 21  x  2.8 - 4  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  14 - 15  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  22.6 - 28.2  x  3.5 -   / Unfired
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.75 - 2
  Temperature range (°C): 25.146 - 27.099
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.009 - 0.086
  Salinity (PPS): 34.929 - 34.939
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.657 - 4.813
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.085 - 0.115
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.403 - 1.887

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.75 - 2

Temperature range (°C): 25.146 - 27.099

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.009 - 0.086

Salinity (PPS): 34.929 - 34.939

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.657 - 4.813

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.085 - 0.115

Silicate (umol/l): 1.403 - 1.887
 
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