Overview

Distribution

depth in m: 700-500; horizontal distribution: is confined to the Antlantic where it ranged extends northwards on the west to about 45°N and southwards down to the coast of South America to about 32.5°S
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Ecology

Habitat

Mesopelagic
  • Census of Marine Zooplankton, 2007. Polarstern Cruise ANT-24-1. Identifications by J. Bradford-Grieve, L. Blanco Bercial, R. Escribano, M. Kuriyama, Y. Nishibe, N. Copley & P. Wiebe.
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Epipelagic
  • Census of Marine Zooplankton, 2007. Polarstern Cruise ANT-24-1. Identifications by J. Bradford-Grieve, L. Blanco Bercial, R. Escribano, M. Kuriyama, Y. Nishibe, N. Copley & P. Wiebe.
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Depth range based on 40 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 40 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 5 - 1375
  Temperature range (°C): 4.400 - 25.874
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.253 - 37.783
  Salinity (PPS): 34.750 - 36.521
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.481 - 4.977
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.063 - 2.427
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.946 - 27.425

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 5 - 1375

Temperature range (°C): 4.400 - 25.874

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.253 - 37.783

Salinity (PPS): 34.750 - 36.521

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.481 - 4.977

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.063 - 2.427

Silicate (umol/l): 0.946 - 27.425
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Euphausia americana

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.   Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.  Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

TATTTTATTTTCGGAGCTTGGGCGGGGATAGTAGGTACCTCACTAAGTTTAATTATTCGAGCTGAACTAGGACACCCTGGAAGACTAATTGGAGAT---GACCAAATTTATAATGTAGTAGTGACAGCCCATGCTTTCGTTATAATTTTCTTCATAGTTATACCAATTATAATCGGAGGGTTTGGGAACTGATTAGTTCCTCTTATATTAGGAGCCCCAGATATAGCTTTTCCACGAATAAACAATATAAGATTCTGATTATTACCACCTTCATTGACTTTACTACTTGGTAGAGGTTTAGTTGAAAGTGGAGTTGGGACAGGATGAACTGTTTATCCTCCATTATCTGCAGGAATCGCACATGCTGGTGCATCAGTAGATATAGGAATTTTTTCACTTCATATTGCTGGTGCTTCTTCTATTTTAGGAGCTGTAAACTTTATTACAACTGTTATTAATATGCGGTCTGCCGGTATAACTATAGACCGAATCCCATTATTTGTTTGATCAGTATTTATTACAGCAATTTTACTGCTTCTATCTCTACCAGTATTAGCAGGGGCTATTACAATACTTCTAACTGATCGTAATCTAAACACCTCTTTCTTTGACCCAGCTGGTGGTGGAGACCCAATTTTATACCAACATTTA
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Euphausia americana

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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