Overview

Distribution

In Panama this species has been collected from La Doncella, Del Padre Island (USNM 1117665 & USNM 1117666; Centroid Latitude: 9.5800, Centroid Longitude: -79.6700) from a depth of 0 to 1 m, and from East of Linton Island (USNM E 51818), Colon, Caribbean Sea.

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

References and links

Lütken, C.F. (1859). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Anden Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskaps Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning, 5, 177-271, 5 pl.

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.

Barcode of Life

World Ophiuroidea Database

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 260 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 153 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 411
  Temperature range (°C): 15.723 - 26.265
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 14.219
  Salinity (PPS): 35.508 - 36.446
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.030 - 5.023
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.070 - 0.808
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 6.191

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1 - 411

Temperature range (°C): 15.723 - 26.265

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 14.219

Salinity (PPS): 35.508 - 36.446

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.030 - 5.023

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.070 - 0.808

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 6.191
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Ophiolepis elegans

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Ophiolepis elegans

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 6
Species With Barcodes: 1
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