Bugula neritina — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Bugula neritina</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Bugula neritina</i>
Introduced range includes
Additional detail Argentina Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Argentina Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Atlantic Ocean Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Atlantic, Western Central Global Invasive Species Listings  
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Additional detail Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Global Invasive Species Listings  
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Additional detail United Kingdom (UK) Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail United States (USA) Global Invasive Species Listings  
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Arabian Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Argentina World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Australia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Azores Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgium World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail British Isles World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Burghsluis World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Caribbean Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Chile World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail China Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail East China Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Ecuadorean part of the North Pacific Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Falkland Islands part of the South Atlantic Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of California World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Mexico World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Ireland World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Japanese Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Oostende World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Oostende World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Palau World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Ria de Aveiro World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Africa (country) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Wimereux World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Yellow Sea World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -70.3 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 55.02 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -120 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 179.67 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Bugula neritina</i>
Mineralized tissue
Additional detail calcium carbonate Marine Invertebrate Traits  

Ecology

Data about <i>Bugula neritina</i>
Habitat
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal water body
  • Coastal water body
    Coastal water is a marine water body bordering a coast.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000049
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lagoon
  • Lagoon
    A sheet of saline water separated from the open sea by sand or shingle banks. The sheet of water between an offshore reef, especially of coral and mainland. The sheet of water within a ring or horseshoe shaped atoll.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000038
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG  
Additional detail pier
  • Pier
    A raised walkway over water, supported by piles or pillars.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000563
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail reef
  • Reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river
  • River
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail subtropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Black Perch GloBI  
Additional detail Rainbow Seaperch GloBI  
Water depth max
Additional detail 4,706 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.086 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 22.79 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 2.51 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 27.1 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.9 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 44.58 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.036 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.52 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.07 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 5.56 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 103.03 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 71.07 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
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Additional detail Señorita GloBI  
Additional detail Striped Seaperch GloBI  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 34.9 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 38.55 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
Mineralized tissue
Additional detail calcium carbonate Marine Invertebrate Traits  

Conservation

Data about <i>Bugula neritina</i>
Extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Bugula neritina</i>
Invasive in
Additional detail Argentina Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Atlantic, Western Central Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Australia Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Belgium Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Bermuda Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Brazil Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Chile Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail China Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Egypt Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail France Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Germany Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail India Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Israel Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Japan Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Korea, DPR Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Korea, Republic of Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Mexico Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Netherlands Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail New Zealand Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Panama Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Philippines Global Invasive Species Listings  
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