Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 25967
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Honshu Island, Suruga Bay, Omae Zaki, South Of, Shizuoka, Japan, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 869 to 924
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26265
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1888
Locality: Portlock Bank, NE Of Kodiak Island, Alaska, United States, Gulf of Alaska, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 421 to 421
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 25909
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Honshu Island, Izu Islands, West Of Islands, Japan, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 923 to 923
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26699
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Near Islands, Agattu Island, SE Of, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 882 to 882
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 25720
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Fox Islands, Unimak Island, Davidson Bank, South Of Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 512 to 512
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Holotype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 25710
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Fox Islands, Unimak Island, Davidson Bank, South Of Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 512 to 512
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26949
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Fox Islands, Unimak Island, Davidson Bank, South Of Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 512 to 512
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26771
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Alexander Island, Washington, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 944 to 944
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26772
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Fox Islands, Unalaska Island, Unalaska Bay, Mouth Of Bay, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 743 to 743
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Paratype for Ophiura cryptolepis Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26010
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1889
Locality: Sea Lion Rocks, Washington, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 1163 to 1163
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 69, fig. 19.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 11 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 8 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 421 - 1163
  Temperature range (°C): 3.091 - 3.776
  Nitrate (umol/L): 34.418 - 44.212
  Salinity (PPS): 34.135 - 34.460
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.346 - 1.010
  Phosphate (umol/l): 3.081 - 3.427
  Silicate (umol/l): 106.271 - 147.312

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 421 - 1163

Temperature range (°C): 3.091 - 3.776

Nitrate (umol/L): 34.418 - 44.212

Salinity (PPS): 34.135 - 34.460

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.346 - 1.010

Phosphate (umol/l): 3.081 - 3.427

Silicate (umol/l): 106.271 - 147.312
 
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