Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Enoploteuthis galaxias Berry, 1918
Catalog Number: USNM 816352
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Locality: Gabo Island To Everard Grounds, Victoria, Australia, Tasman Sea, South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 366 to 457
Vessel: Endeavour R/V
  • Paratype: Berry, S. S. 1918. Biol. Results Fish. Exp. Endeavour. 4(5): 211-221, pls. 59-60.
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Paratype for Enoploteuthis galaxias Berry, 1918
Catalog Number: USNM 816355
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Locality: Gabo Island To Everard Grounds, Victoria, Australia, Tasman Sea, South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 366 to 457
Vessel: Endeavour R/V
  • Paratype: Berry, S. S. 1918. Biol. Results Fish. Exp. Endeavour. 4(5): 211-221, pls. 59-60.
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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

mesopelagic
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 31 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 15 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 1375
  Temperature range (°C): 3.177 - 20.714
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.804 - 39.114
  Salinity (PPS): 34.569 - 35.601
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.743 - 5.716
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.189 - 2.761
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.938 - 104.871

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1 - 1375

Temperature range (°C): 3.177 - 20.714

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.804 - 39.114

Salinity (PPS): 34.569 - 35.601

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.743 - 5.716

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.189 - 2.761

Silicate (umol/l): 0.938 - 104.871
 
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