Overview

Distribution

In Panama this species has been collected from near the outflow of Guanche River (USNM E 24507), from the Thalassia sp. beds off Fort Randolph, Margarita Island, Limon Bay (USNM E 25248, USNM E 26397) and Galeta Island (USNM E 26410), and from the Thalassia sp. beds off Pico Feo Island (USNM E 25229), San Blas Islands, Caribbean Sea.

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

References and links

Lyman, T. (1869). Preliminary report on the Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae dredged in deep water between Cuba and Florida Reef. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1, 309-354.

Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin, and C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S.

World Ophiuroidea Database

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Synonymised taxa

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 240 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 153 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.6 - 370
  Temperature range (°C): 12.445 - 26.534
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 24.058
  Salinity (PPS): 33.076 - 36.459
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.646 - 5.940
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.081 - 1.255
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 9.060

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.6 - 370

Temperature range (°C): 12.445 - 26.534

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 24.058

Salinity (PPS): 33.076 - 36.459

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.646 - 5.940

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.081 - 1.255

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 9.060
 
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Depth range based on 240 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 153 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.6 - 370
  Temperature range (°C): 12.445 - 26.534
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 24.058
  Salinity (PPS): 33.076 - 36.459
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.646 - 5.940
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.081 - 1.255
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 9.060

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.6 - 370

Temperature range (°C): 12.445 - 26.534

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 24.058

Salinity (PPS): 33.076 - 36.459

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.646 - 5.940

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.081 - 1.255

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 9.060
 
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Wikipedia

Amphiodia pulchella

Amphiodia pulchella is a species of brittle star belonging to the family Amphiuridae. It is found in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.

References

  1. ^ a b Stöhr, Sabine (2012). "Amphiodia pulchella (Lyman, 1869)". In S. Stöhr & T. O'Hara. World Ophiuroidea database. World Register of Marine Species. http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=242674. Retrieved 2012-10-16.
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