Overview

Distribution

Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region)
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Physical Description

Type Information

Syntype for Arca pectunculoides crenulata Verrill, 1882
Catalog Number: USNM 74134
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Locality: off Martha's Vineyard, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 155
Vessel: Fish Hawk R/V
  • Syntype: Tca. 5: 575.
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Lectotype for Arca frielei Jeffreys, 1879
Catalog Number: USNM 63007
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1878
Depth (m): 2195 to 2195
  • Lectotype: Proc. Zool. Soc. London. p. 573, pl. 45, fig. 4,4a.
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Ecology

Habitat

bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 40 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 37 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 185 - 3628
  Temperature range (°C): -1.040 - 3.904
  Nitrate (umol/L): 11.874 - 15.585
  Salinity (PPS): 34.781 - 35.073
  Oxygen (ml/l): 6.600 - 7.652
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.807 - 1.093
  Silicate (umol/l): 5.865 - 14.287

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 185 - 3628

Temperature range (°C): -1.040 - 3.904

Nitrate (umol/L): 11.874 - 15.585

Salinity (PPS): 34.781 - 35.073

Oxygen (ml/l): 6.600 - 7.652

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.807 - 1.093

Silicate (umol/l): 5.865 - 14.287
 
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