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Pseudosagitta gazellae is the largest species of chaetognath, reaching over 120 mm. It is found only in the waters surrounding Antarctica.

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Distribution

Southern Ocean
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Ecology

Habitat

epipelagic
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Depth range based on 291 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 279 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 955
  Temperature range (°C): -1.759 - 1.878
  Nitrate (umol/L): 22.800 - 33.080
  Salinity (PPS): 33.622 - 34.729
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.562 - 8.084
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.189 - 2.347
  Silicate (umol/l): 18.849 - 101.753

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Depth range (m): 0 - 955

Temperature range (°C): -1.759 - 1.878

Nitrate (umol/L): 22.800 - 33.080

Salinity (PPS): 33.622 - 34.729

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.562 - 8.084

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.189 - 2.347

Silicate (umol/l): 18.849 - 101.753
 
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Pseudosagitta gazellae is the largest species of chaetognath, reaching over 120 mm. It is an Antarctic species.

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