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Overview

Brief Summary

Abra tenuis is a very breakable, translucent shell, approximately just as wide as long. Due to its thinness, it is very sensitive to severe winters; most specimen then freeze to death.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 64 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 20 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 78
  Temperature range (°C): 9.388 - 14.992
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.880 - 6.514
  Salinity (PPS): 33.398 - 38.397
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.540 - 6.320
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.064 - 0.535
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.091 - 5.330

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 78

Temperature range (°C): 9.388 - 14.992

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.880 - 6.514

Salinity (PPS): 33.398 - 38.397

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.540 - 6.320

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.064 - 0.535

Silicate (umol/l): 2.091 - 5.330
 
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