Overview

Brief Summary

While three species have been named in the genus Mnemiopsis (M. mccradyi, M. leidyi & M. gardeni), zoologists now believe them all to be different ecological forms of Mnemiopsis leidyi.

  • Hansson, Hans G. (2006): Ctenophores of the Baltic and adjacent Seas - the invader Mnemiopsis is here! Aquatic Invasions 1 (4): 295–298
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 9 specimens in 3 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 12.4
  Temperature range (°C): -0.533 - -0.533
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.460 - 1.460
  Salinity (PPS): 29.933 - 29.933
  Oxygen (ml/l): 8.662 - 8.662
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.737 - 0.737
  Silicate (umol/l): 10.183 - 10.183

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Depth range (m): 0 - 12.4
 
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