Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Provanna variabilis Waren & Bouchet, 1986
Catalog Number: USNM 842100
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): A. Waren & P. Bouchet
Locality: Juan De Fuca Ridge, Endeavor Segment, British Columbia, Canada, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 2212 to 2212
Vessel: Alvin DSR/V
  • Holotype: Waren, A. & Bouchet, P. 1986. Zoologica Scripta. 15(2): 159, 163-164, fig. 11.
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© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

hydrothermal vents and seeps
  • Warén A. & Bouchet P. (2001). Gastropoda and Monoplacophora from hydrothermal vents and seeps new taxa and records. The Veliger, 44(2): 116-231
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1519.5 - 3232
  Temperature range (°C): 1.622 - 2.777
  Nitrate (umol/L): 34.711 - 44.610
  Salinity (PPS): 34.493 - 34.659
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.774 - 3.998
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.419 - 3.172
  Silicate (umol/l): 68.288 - 177.173

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1519.5 - 3232

Temperature range (°C): 1.622 - 2.777

Nitrate (umol/L): 34.711 - 44.610

Salinity (PPS): 34.493 - 34.659

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.774 - 3.998

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.419 - 3.172

Silicate (umol/l): 68.288 - 177.173
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Genomic DNA is available from 1 specimen with morphological vouchers housed at Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo
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Wikipedia

Provanna variabilis

Provanna variabilis is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Provannidae.[1]

Description[edit]

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs at hydrothermal vents off the Juan de Fuca Ridge, Northeast Pacific Ocean.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Provanna variabilis Warén & Bouchet, 1986.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 May 2010.
  • Warén A. & Bouchet P. (2001). Gastropoda and Monoplacophora from hydrothermal vents and seeps new taxa and records. The Veliger 44(2): 116-231
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