Overview

Distribution

Range: 47°N to 35°N; 75.7°W to 63.3°W. Distribution: Canada; Canada: Gulf of St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Virginia
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Ecology

Habitat

infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 460 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 208 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2.28 - 275
  Temperature range (°C): 4.685 - 17.229
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.911 - 17.420
  Salinity (PPS): 32.125 - 36.044
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.365 - 6.816
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.399 - 1.283
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.111 - 13.543

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2.28 - 275

Temperature range (°C): 4.685 - 17.229

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.911 - 17.420

Salinity (PPS): 32.125 - 36.044

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.365 - 6.816

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.399 - 1.283

Silicate (umol/l): 2.111 - 13.543
 
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Wikipedia

Lunatia triseriata

Lunatia triseriata, common name the spotted moonsnail, is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.[1]

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean.

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 33 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 274 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Lunatia triseriata (Say, 1826). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=584892 on 2012-08-18
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.
  • Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p
  • Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. 1984. Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.
  • Turgeon, D.D., et al. 1998. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates of the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26
  • Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.
  • Torigoe K. & Inaba A. (2011) Revision on the classification of Recent Naticidae. Bulletin of the Nishinomiya Shell Museum 7: 133 + 15 pp., 4 pls.
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