Data about Cetacea

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Ecology

Data about Cetacea
Habitat
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail brackish water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuarine biome
  • Estuarine biome
    Expressions of the estuarine biome occur at wide lower courses of a rivers where they flow into a sea. Estuaries experience tidal flows and their water is a changing mixture of fresh and salt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • Estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail freshwater lake
  • Freshwater lake
    A lake of whose water contains low concentrations of salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000021
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marsh
  • Marsh
    A wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000035
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mediterranean sea biome
  • Mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pond
  • Pond
    A body of water, usually of smaller size than a lake.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000033
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • Sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Feeds on
Additional detail Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Hakes GloBI  
Additional detail Herrings GloBI  
Additional detail Horned Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Krill GloBI  
Additional detail New Zealand Black Goby GloBI  
Additional detail Ray-finned Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Ray-finned Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Red-eye Round Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Saurels GloBI  
Additional detail True Seals GloBI  
Additional detail Zooplankton GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Coastal Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Common Porecrust GloBI  
Additional detail Herring Worm GloBI  
Additional detail Horned Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Krill GloBI  
Additional detail New Zealand Black Goby GloBI  
Additional detail Red-eye Round Herring GloBI  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Antarctic Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Common Porecrust GloBI  

Notes

Data about Cetacea
Percent species currently described min
Additional detail 92 Appeltans et al, 2012  
max Additional detail 98 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Percent synonyms
Additional detail 93 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Described (accepted)
Additional detail 87 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Total unknown species (expert opinion) min
Additional detail 2 Appeltans et al, 2012  
max Additional detail 8 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected) min
Additional detail 1 Appeltans et al, 2012  
max Additional detail 5 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Undiscovered species (molecular cryptic) min
Additional detail 1 Appeltans et al, 2012  
max Additional detail 3 Appeltans et al, 2012  

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