Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Isorropodon bigoti Von Cosel & Salas, 2001
Catalog Number: USNM 1068798
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): L. Bigot
Year Collected: 1995
Locality: N'Kossa Oilfield, Congo, South Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 150 to 150
  • Paratype: Cosel, R. & Salas, C. 2001. Vesicomyidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of the genera Vesicomya, Waisiuconcha, Isorropodon and Callogonia in the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Sarsia. 86 (4-5): 333-366.
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 150 - 150
  Temperature range (°C): 15.382 - 15.382
  Nitrate (umol/L): 22.071 - 22.071
  Salinity (PPS): 35.542 - 35.542
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.032 - 2.032
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.248 - 1.248
  Silicate (umol/l): 10.411 - 10.411
 
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