Overview

Distribution

Western Atlantic: North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Ophelina agilis Andrews
Catalog Number: USNM 4898
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1884
Locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 79 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 16 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 1320
  Temperature range (°C): 4.505 - 27.678
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 29.153
  Salinity (PPS): 32.616 - 36.175
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.742 - 5.045
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 1.891
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.199 - 24.987

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 1320

Temperature range (°C): 4.505 - 27.678

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 29.153

Salinity (PPS): 32.616 - 36.175

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.742 - 5.045

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 1.891

Silicate (umol/l): 1.199 - 24.987
 
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