Overview

Distribution

Bay of Fundy to south of Cape Cod
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Ecology

Habitat

Found in brackish waters, in the littoral and the sublittoral zones; prefers sand and mud substrate.
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 855 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 428 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 7.31 - 391
  Temperature range (°C): 5.960 - 17.229
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.034 - 22.690
  Salinity (PPS): 32.316 - 35.761
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.589 - 6.816
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.314 - 2.182
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.861 - 51.234

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 7.31 - 391

Temperature range (°C): 5.960 - 17.229

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.034 - 22.690

Salinity (PPS): 32.316 - 35.761

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.589 - 6.816

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.314 - 2.182

Silicate (umol/l): 1.861 - 51.234
 
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