Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1187 specimens in 21 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 244 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -3 - 2100
  Temperature range (°C): 1.907 - 21.074
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.297 - 42.974
  Salinity (PPS): 31.477 - 35.667
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.401 - 7.029
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.152 - 3.099
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.987 - 176.085

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): -3 - 2100

Temperature range (°C): 1.907 - 21.074

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.297 - 42.974

Salinity (PPS): 31.477 - 35.667

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.401 - 7.029

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.152 - 3.099

Silicate (umol/l): 0.987 - 176.085
 
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Associations

Known predators

Metridium (Sertularia, Metridium, Obelia, Clava) is prey of:
Pagurus
Cancer
Myoxocephalus
Carcinides
Fundulus
Tautogolabrus

Based on studies in:
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Marine, Sublittoral)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 272 (1947).
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 278 (1947).
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Known prey organisms

Metridium (Sertularia, Metridium, Obelia, Clava) preys on:
plankton
detritus
suspended organic matter

Based on studies in:
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Marine, Sublittoral)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 272 (1947).
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 278 (1947).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:211
Specimens with Sequences:137
Specimens with Barcodes:125
Species:6
Species With Barcodes:3
Public Records:3
Public Species:1
Public BINs:1
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Barcode data

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Genomic DNA is available from 4 specimens with morphological vouchers housed at Queensland Museum
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