Data about Rhodophyta

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Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Additional detail
-47.1 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Additional detail
64.92 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Additional detail
-161 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Additional detail
167.58 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

 
habitat
Additional detail
coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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continental shelf
  • continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
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coral reef
  • coral reef
    Aragonite structures produced by living organisms, found in shallow, marine waters with little nutrients in the water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000150
Environments - EOL project  
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food product
  • food product
    A substance, usually composed primarily of carbohydrates, fats, water and/or proteins, that can be eaten or drunk by an animal or human being for nutrition or pleasure.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002002
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
temperate
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
tropical
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
water depth max
Additional detail
79.24 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail
0.008 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration max
Additional detail
7.42 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
Additional detail
11.86 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature max
Additional detail
28.42 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail
0.38 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration max
Additional detail
8.69 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail
0.083 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration max
Additional detail
1.03 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail
4.23 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration max
Additional detail
6.13 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
Additional detail
87.66 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail
104.25 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
Additional detail
34.6 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity max
Additional detail
35.63 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
Additional detail
478.6 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail
466.0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
Additional detail
11.62 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail
7.25 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
extinction status
Additional detail
extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
Additional detail
extant
The Paleobiology Database  

Notes

 
percent species currently described
Additional detail
31
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
percent synonyms
Additional detail
49
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
described (accepted)
Additional detail
6,150
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total unknown species (expert opinion)
Additional detail
14,000
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected)
Additional detail
14,000
Appeltans et al, 2012  

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