Overview

Distribution

The species is widely distributed in the arctic both in the Northern part of the North Atlantic and in the North Pacific. It is found as far south as at 45,0 N. Lat. it is especiallly common in Danish waters, the North sea, and is reported from the Channel both from England, Belgium and France; from the Atlantic coast of France it is only reported once from Charente- Inférieure.
  • Wesenberg-Lund, E. (1933). The collections of gephyreans in the Royal Museum of Natural History of Belgium. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 9(6): 1-16
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southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley)
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Ecology

Habitat

shelf
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 98 specimens in 2 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 45 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 190
  Temperature range (°C): -0.077 - 10.295
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.055 - 23.764
  Salinity (PPS): 32.388 - 35.279
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.698 - 7.193
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.353 - 2.100
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.606 - 51.234

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 190

Temperature range (°C): -0.077 - 10.295

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.055 - 23.764

Salinity (PPS): 32.388 - 35.279

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.698 - 7.193

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.353 - 2.100

Silicate (umol/l): 2.606 - 51.234
 
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