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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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 1403 specimens in 44 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 640 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -2.2 - 3470
  Temperature range (°C): -0.262 - 28.170
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.129 - 38.808
  Salinity (PPS): 18.292 - 38.506
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.616 - 7.573
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.031 - 2.980
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.380 - 144.154

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Depth range (m): -2.2 - 3470

Temperature range (°C): -0.262 - 28.170

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.129 - 38.808

Salinity (PPS): 18.292 - 38.506

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.616 - 7.573

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.031 - 2.980

Silicate (umol/l): 0.380 - 144.154
 
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Associations

Known prey organisms

Modiolus (Uca and Sesarma, Modiolus, Littorina, Oligochaete, Streblospio, Capitella, Manayunkia) preys on:
Spartina
algae
bacteria

Based on studies in:
USA: Georgia (Marine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • J. M. Teal, Energy flow in the salt marsh ecosystem of Georgia, Ecology 43(4):614-624, from p. 616 (1962).
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Known predators

Modiolus (Uca and Sesarma, Modiolus, Littorina, Oligochaete, Streblospio, Capitella, Manayunkia) is prey of:
Eurytium

Based on studies in:
USA: Georgia (Marine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • J. M. Teal, Energy flow in the salt marsh ecosystem of Georgia, Ecology 43(4):614-624, from p. 616 (1962).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:103
Specimens with Sequences:24
Specimens with Barcodes:24
Species:11
Species With Barcodes:7
Public Records:11
Public Species:5
Public BINs:6
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Barcode data

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Wikipedia

Modiolus (genus)

Modiolus, the horsemussels, are a genus of medium-sized marine bivalve molluscs in the family Mytilidae.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Modiolus include:[1]


References[edit]

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