Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 128 specimens in 26 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 99 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 1370
  Temperature range (°C): 1.011 - 27.678
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 9.054
  Salinity (PPS): 31.235 - 37.039
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.582 - 7.340
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.063 - 1.021
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.498 - 20.289

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 1370

Temperature range (°C): 1.011 - 27.678

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 9.054

Salinity (PPS): 31.235 - 37.039

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.582 - 7.340

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.063 - 1.021

Silicate (umol/l): 1.498 - 20.289
 
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Associations

Known predators

Acmaea (Acmaea, Crepidula) is prey of:
Thais
Actinopterygii
Aves
Mammalia
Leptasterias
Cribina
Fundulus
Myoxocephalus
Tautogolabrus

Based on studies in:
USA: Maine, Gulf of Maine (Littoral, Rocky shore)
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Littoral, Rocky shore)
USA: California, Cabrillo Point (Littoral, Rocky shore)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • D. C. Edwards, D. O. Conover, F. Sutter, Mobile predators and the structure of marine intertidal communities, Ecology 63(4):1175-1180, from p. 1178 (1982).
  • W. G. Hewatt, Ecological studies on selected marine intertidal communities of Monterey Bay, California, Am. Midl. Nat. 18(2):161-206, from p. 196 (1937).
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 278 (1947).
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Known prey organisms

Acmaea (Acmaea, Crepidula) preys on:
algae
encrusting and mat-forming algae
Ulva
Ascophyllum
Fucus
suspended organic matter
plankton

Based on studies in:
USA: Maine, Gulf of Maine (Littoral, Rocky shore)
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Littoral, Rocky shore)
USA: California, Cabrillo Point (Littoral, Rocky shore)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • D. C. Edwards, D. O. Conover, F. Sutter, Mobile predators and the structure of marine intertidal communities, Ecology 63(4):1175-1180, from p. 1178 (1982).
  • W. G. Hewatt, Ecological studies on selected marine intertidal communities of Monterey Bay, California, Am. Midl. Nat. 18(2):161-206, from p. 196 (1937).
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 278 (1947).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:43
Specimens with Sequences:13
Specimens with Barcodes:12
Species:2
Species With Barcodes:1
Public Records:12
Public Species:1
Public BINs:1
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Wikipedia

Acmaea

Acmaea is a genus of sea snails, specifically true limpets, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Acmaeidae, one of the families of true limpets. [1]

Species[edit]

According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), the following species with accepted names are included within the genus Acmaea :

Taxa inquerenda
  • Acmaea cancellata Test, 1945
  • Acmaea cornea Test, 1945
  • Acmaea fouae Test, 1945
  • Acmaea irregularis Test, 1945
  • Acmaea transparens Test, 1945
Species brought into synonymy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2014). Acmaea Eschscholtz, 1833. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137616 on 2014-10-31
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213
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