Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Belonella pacifica pacifica Nesis, 1972
Catalog Number: USNM 332946
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Kyushu Island, Koshika Island, Tsurikake Saki Light, S 85 Deg. E, 17.2 Mile, Kagoshima, Japan, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 675 to 742
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Nesis, K. N. 1972. Zoologichesky Zhurnal. 51(3): 342-343, fig. 1.
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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 3 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 550 - 708.5
  Temperature range (°C): 11.407 - 11.455
  Nitrate (umol/L): 16.134 - 16.346
  Salinity (PPS): 35.569 - 35.573
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.278 - 4.290
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.982 - 1.006
  Silicate (umol/l): 6.969 - 7.038

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 550 - 708.5

Temperature range (°C): 11.407 - 11.455

Nitrate (umol/L): 16.134 - 16.346

Salinity (PPS): 35.569 - 35.573

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.278 - 4.290

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.982 - 1.006

Silicate (umol/l): 6.969 - 7.038
 
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