Overview

Distribution

Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Ophelia denticulata Verrill, 1875
Catalog Number: USNM 16123
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1874
Locality: Off Block Island, Rhode Island, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 26 to 26
  • Holotype:
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 60 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 30 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 5.9 - 773
  Temperature range (°C): 10.205 - 27.668
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 6.526
  Salinity (PPS): 32.865 - 36.096
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.697 - 6.434
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 0.624
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 3.916

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 5.9 - 773

Temperature range (°C): 10.205 - 27.668

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 6.526

Salinity (PPS): 32.865 - 36.096

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.697 - 6.434

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 0.624

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 3.916
 
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