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Overview

Distribution

lower Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone as far as the Cabot Strait: Cape North, N.S., St. Paul Island to Cape Ray, NL..)
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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in all oceans
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Eukrohnia bathypelagica Alvarino
Catalog Number: USNM 29951
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1953
Locality: North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 680 to 850
  • Holotype:
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Paratype for Eukrohnia bathypelagica Alvarino
Catalog Number: USNM 29952
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1953
  • Paratype:
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Ecology

Habitat

bathypelagic
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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upper mesopelagic of the Gulf and estuary
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 32 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 32 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 550 - 4012.5
  Temperature range (°C): 0.160 - 10.337
  Nitrate (umol/L): 12.159 - 36.917
  Salinity (PPS): 34.750 - 35.725
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.158 - 6.904
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.859 - 2.402
  Silicate (umol/l): 7.117 - 42.843

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 550 - 4012.5

Temperature range (°C): 0.160 - 10.337

Nitrate (umol/L): 12.159 - 36.917

Salinity (PPS): 34.750 - 35.725

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.158 - 6.904

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.859 - 2.402

Silicate (umol/l): 7.117 - 42.843
 
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