Overview

Distribution

Scotian Shelf
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Urticina perdix Verrill
Catalog Number: USNM 13345
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1880
Locality: Off Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 157 to 210
Vessel: Fish Hawk R/V
  • Holotype:
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 19 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 5 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 82 - 354
  Temperature range (°C): 9.558 - 23.436
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.951 - 27.038
  Salinity (PPS): 34.588 - 36.284
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.777 - 5.180
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.283 - 1.561
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.824 - 15.580

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 82 - 354

Temperature range (°C): 9.558 - 23.436

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.951 - 27.038

Salinity (PPS): 34.588 - 36.284

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.777 - 5.180

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.283 - 1.561

Silicate (umol/l): 1.824 - 15.580
 
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