Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26136
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1888
Locality: Alexander Archipelago, Prince of Wales Island, West Of, Alaska, United States, Gulf of Alaska, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 2869 to 2869
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Paratype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 27034
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Andreanof Islands, Atka Island, North Of, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3230 to 3230
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Paratype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26952
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Alaska Peninsula, Shumagin Islands, 125 Km South Of Islands, Alaska, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3609 to 3609
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Holotype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 25611
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, Andreanof Islands, Atka Island, North Of, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3230 to 3230
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Paratype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 33388
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Andreanof Islands, Atka Island, North Of, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3230 to 3230
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Paratype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26024
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, Andreanof Islands, Atka Island, North Of, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3230 to 3230
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Paratype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 33368
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1895
Locality: Pribilof Islands, SW Of Islands, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3239 to 3239
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Paratype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 26196
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Alaska Peninsula, Shumagin Islands, 125 Km South Of Islands, Alaska, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3609 to 3609
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Paratype for Ophiura bathybia Clark, 1911
Catalog Number: USNM 33371
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1906
Locality: Alaska Peninsula, Shumagin Islands, 125 Km South Of Islands, Alaska, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3609 to 3609
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Clark, H. L. 1911. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 75: p. 58, fig. 14.
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Ecology

Habitat

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

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2869 - 3940
  Temperature range (°C): 1.486 - 1.600
  Nitrate (umol/L): 38.254 - 40.577
  Salinity (PPS): 34.644 - 34.669
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.064 - 3.098
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.695 - 3.062
  Silicate (umol/l): 163.245 - 226.481

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2869 - 3940

Temperature range (°C): 1.486 - 1.600

Nitrate (umol/L): 38.254 - 40.577

Salinity (PPS): 34.644 - 34.669

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.064 - 3.098

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.695 - 3.062

Silicate (umol/l): 163.245 - 226.481
 
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