Overview

Distribution

depth in m: 0-700; horizontal distribution: endemic to the eastern tropical Pacific
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Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Euphausia eximia Hansen
Catalog Number: USNM 45032
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1904
Locality: Off Peru, Peru, South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 549
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 14 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 14 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 50 - 900
  Temperature range (°C): 4.574 - 19.313
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.362 - 44.713
  Salinity (PPS): 34.496 - 35.184
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.223 - 5.343
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.378 - 3.088
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.278 - 71.567

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 50 - 900

Temperature range (°C): 4.574 - 19.313

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.362 - 44.713

Salinity (PPS): 34.496 - 35.184

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.223 - 5.343

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.378 - 3.088

Silicate (umol/l): 2.278 - 71.567
 
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Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Euphausia eximia

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.

GGAGCTTGGGCTGGTATGGTAGGTACTTCTTTAAGGCTAATTATTCGAGCCGAATTGGGTCACCCCGGGAGATTAATTGGAGAT---GATCAAATTTATAACGTAGTAGTTACAGCACACGCTTTCGTGATGATTTTTTTCATGGTTATACCAATTATAATTGGGGGATTTGGAAACTGGCTAGTCCCACTTATACTAGGGGCACCAGATATAGCATTCCCACGGATAAATAACATGAGGTTTTGATTATTACCCCCCTCATTAACTTTATTACTTGGTAGAGGCCTAGTAGAAAGAGGGGTTGGTACAGGATGAACCGTTTATCCTCCATTATCTGCAGGGATTGCACATGCTGGTGCATCAGTGGACATAGGAATTTTTTCACTCCATATTGCCGGAGCTTCGTCTATTTTAGGAGCTGTAAATTTTATTACAACTGTTATTAACATACGATCTGCGGGTATAACTATAGACCGTATCCCATTATTTGTGTGGTCAGTATTTATTACAGCGATTTTACTACTCTTGTCTCTACCAGTGTTGGCTGGGGCTATTACAATACTTCTAACTGATCGTAATTTAAATACTTCTTTCTTTGACCCAGCTGGTGGTGGAGACCCAATTTTATATCAACACTTA
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Euphausia eximia

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