Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Ledella bushae Waren, 1978
Catalog Number: USNM 52156
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Locality: off Martha's Vineyard, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 4791
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Sarsia. 63(4): 213-214, fig. 8,9.
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© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 3668 - 3825
  Temperature range (°C): 1.319 - 1.877
  Nitrate (umol/L): 28.671 - 33.808
  Salinity (PPS): 34.719 - 34.790
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.281 - 5.051
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.993 - 2.351
  Silicate (umol/l): 89.260 - 132.467

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 3668 - 3825

Temperature range (°C): 1.319 - 1.877

Nitrate (umol/L): 28.671 - 33.808

Salinity (PPS): 34.719 - 34.790

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.281 - 5.051

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.993 - 2.351

Silicate (umol/l): 89.260 - 132.467
 
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