Physical Description

Type Information

Syntype for Dentalium laeve Turton, 1819
Catalog Number: USNM 174969
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Devonshire, Torbay, England, United Kingdom, North Atlantic Ocean
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

shelf to bathyal
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 26 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 19 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 16 - 413
  Temperature range (°C): 6.506 - 17.937
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.801 - 15.840
  Salinity (PPS): 34.886 - 36.537
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.489 - 6.235
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.272 - 1.040
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.402 - 8.611

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 16 - 413

Temperature range (°C): 6.506 - 17.937

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.801 - 15.840

Salinity (PPS): 34.886 - 36.537

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.489 - 6.235

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.272 - 1.040

Silicate (umol/l): 2.402 - 8.611
 
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