Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Scala babylonia Dall, 1889
Catalog Number: USNM 83723
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1886
Locality: Cape Fear, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 1337 to 1337
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Dall, W. H. 1889. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 18: 311-312.
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© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

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): 1337 - 1337
  Temperature range (°C): 4.631 - 4.631
  Nitrate (umol/L): 19.885 - 19.885
  Salinity (PPS): 35.032 - 35.032
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.650 - 5.650
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.309 - 1.309
  Silicate (umol/l): 13.533 - 13.533
 
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