Overview

Distribution

Found in 115 - 120 m depth near the Shetlands and off western Ireland
  • Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 50 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 30 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 17 - 512
  Temperature range (°C): -1.738 - 8.458
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.982 - 33.677
  Salinity (PPS): 32.513 - 35.276
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.657 - 8.102
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.203 - 2.579
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.511 - 72.543

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 17 - 512

Temperature range (°C): -1.738 - 8.458

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.982 - 33.677

Salinity (PPS): 32.513 - 35.276

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.657 - 8.102

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.203 - 2.579

Silicate (umol/l): 2.511 - 72.543
 
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Breeding

Broods young under membrane
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