Overview

Distribution

Genus Distribution

The genus is broadly distributed in sub-Saharan Africa ranging from the Nile Basin to the Congo Basin and including Lake Malawi, Lake Victoria and Lake Albert. One species occurs as far west as the Ivory Coast. Some taxa are known to tolerate hypersaline conditions of Lake Assal in Djibouti.

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Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Depth range based on 33 specimens in 6 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 20 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 40 - 1980
  Temperature range (°C): 3.305 - 26.006
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.446 - 20.327
  Salinity (PPS): 34.948 - 37.203
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.724 - 5.699
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.128 - 1.369
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.490 - 21.954

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 40 - 1980

Temperature range (°C): 3.305 - 26.006

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.446 - 20.327

Salinity (PPS): 34.948 - 37.203

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.724 - 5.699

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.128 - 1.369

Silicate (umol/l): 1.490 - 21.954
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records: 5
Specimens with Sequences: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
Public Records: 5
Public Species: 1
Public BINs: 3
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Barcode data

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Wikipedia

Coelatura

Coelatura is a genus of bivalve in the Unionidae family.

Species within the genus Coelatura


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