Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

description

Median antenna present or absent; modified setae present in the postbranchial notopodial fascicles.
  • Fauchald, K. 1977. The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA) Science Series 28:1-188
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Ecology

Habitat

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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Depth range based on 1184 specimens in 17 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 546 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 3007
  Temperature range (°C): -1.632 - 27.678
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 33.004
  Salinity (PPS): 32.507 - 39.006
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.846 - 7.374
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 2.356
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 94.908

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 3007

Temperature range (°C): -1.632 - 27.678

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 33.004

Salinity (PPS): 32.507 - 39.006

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.846 - 7.374

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 2.356

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 94.908
 
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