Overview

Comprehensive Description

Description of Dadayiella ganymedes

A very delicate tintinnid ciliate. The 7-12 ribs, and there are sometimes additional shorter ribs between these. None of them extend below the widest part of the bowl. Occasionally the wall of the lorica at the mouth appears to have been destroyed and the ribs are seen sticking out. No marking was observed on the thin-walled pedicel, which is straight and sharply pointed. Total length 75-95 microns, diameter at mouth 29-30 microns, greatest width of bowl 28-30 microns, length of pedicel 13-17 microns.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 31 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 27 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 37.37
  Temperature range (°C): 6.861 - 27.010
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.166 - 18.674
  Salinity (PPS): 34.134 - 37.199
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.633 - 6.848
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.112 - 1.351
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.116 - 6.517

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Depth range (m): 0 - 37.37

Temperature range (°C): 6.861 - 27.010

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.166 - 18.674

Salinity (PPS): 34.134 - 37.199

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.633 - 6.848

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.112 - 1.351

Silicate (umol/l): 1.116 - 6.517
 
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