Overview

Distribution

Western Atlantic: North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Ophelina maculata Webster
Catalog Number: USNM 4796
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Slide
Collector(s): G. Goode
Year Collected: 1876
Locality: Bermuda, North Atlantic Ocean
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 230 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 91 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 2974
  Temperature range (°C): 4.212 - 27.678
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 30.518
  Salinity (PPS): 34.083 - 37.169
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.683 - 5.209
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 1.891
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.868 - 27.828

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 2974

Temperature range (°C): 4.212 - 27.678

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 30.518

Salinity (PPS): 34.083 - 37.169

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.683 - 5.209

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 1.891

Silicate (umol/l): 0.868 - 27.828
 
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