Overview

Distribution

Range: 76.62°N to 60°N; 96.4°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland, East Greenland; Canada; Canada: Queen Elizabeth Islands, Baffin Island, Hudson Bay.
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 26 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 16 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 13 - 186
  Temperature range (°C): -1.319 - 11.782
  Nitrate (umol/L): 3.719 - 16.736
  Salinity (PPS): 31.698 - 35.173
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.996 - 8.344
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.624 - 1.251
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.916 - 19.171

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 13 - 186

Temperature range (°C): -1.319 - 11.782

Nitrate (umol/L): 3.719 - 16.736

Salinity (PPS): 31.698 - 35.173

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.996 - 8.344

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.624 - 1.251

Silicate (umol/l): 3.916 - 19.171
 
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Wikipedia

Boreocingula castanea

Boreocingula castanea is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Rissoidae.[1]

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Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 4.8 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 2 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 150 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boreocingula castanea (Møller, 1842). Gofas, S. (2009). Boreocingula castanea (Møller, 1842). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141265 on 9 August 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.
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