Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Abralia astrolineata Berry, 1914
Catalog Number: USNM 816428
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Bell
Year Collected: 1910
Locality: Kermadec Islands, Sunday Island, On Beach, New Zealand, South Pacific Ocean
  • Holotype: Berry, S. S. 1914. Trans. Proc. N.Z. Inst. 46(24): 145-148, pl. 10.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 447.5 - 751.5
  Temperature range (°C): 10.911 - 14.067
  Nitrate (umol/L): 14.012 - 20.236
  Salinity (PPS): 34.878 - 35.178
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.045 - 4.176
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.842 - 1.326
  Silicate (umol/l): 5.290 - 7.898

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 447.5 - 751.5

Temperature range (°C): 10.911 - 14.067

Nitrate (umol/L): 14.012 - 20.236

Salinity (PPS): 34.878 - 35.178

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.045 - 4.176

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.842 - 1.326

Silicate (umol/l): 5.290 - 7.898
 
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Wikipedia

Abralia astrolineata

Abralia astrolineata is a species of enoploteuthid cephalopod that occurs in the waters around the Kermadec Islands in New Zealand. It is fairly large for this genus, growing up to 100 mm in mantle length.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barratt, I. & Allcock, L. (2014). "Abralia astrolineata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
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