Overview

Distribution

Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region); lower St. Lawrence estuary; Cobscook Bay
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Physical Description

Type Information

Paralectotype for Styela hemicaespitosa Ritter, 1913
Catalog Number: USNM 11628
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1889
Locality: Santa Barbara Channel, Santa Barbara, SE Of, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 112 to 112
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paralectotype: Ritter, W. E. 1913. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 45: 471-475.
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Paralectotype for Styela hemicaespitosa Ritter, 1913
Catalog Number: USNM 11627
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1889
Locality: Santa Barbara Channel, Santa Barbara, SE Of, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 112 to 112
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paralectotype: Ritter, W. E. 1913. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 45: 471-475.
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Lectotype for Styela hemicaespitosa Ritter, 1913
Catalog Number: USNM 5684
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1889
Locality: Santa Barbara Channel, Santa Barbara, SE Of, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 112 to 112
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Lectotype: Ritter, W. E. 1913. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 45: 471-475.
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 66 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 19 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 690
  Temperature range (°C): -0.262 - 12.849
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.242 - 36.740
  Salinity (PPS): 27.165 - 35.129
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.270 - 7.573
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.091 - 3.038
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.113 - 117.986

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 690

Temperature range (°C): -0.262 - 12.849

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.242 - 36.740

Salinity (PPS): 27.165 - 35.129

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.270 - 7.573

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.091 - 3.038

Silicate (umol/l): 3.113 - 117.986
 
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Associations

Animal / predator
adult of Velutina velutina is predator of Styela coriacea

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