Overview

Distribution

Gulf of St. Lawrence to Florida
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Ecology

Habitat

sessile, attach to available substrata
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 10 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 4 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 168
  Temperature range (°C): 9.788 - 11.855
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.853 - 8.636
  Salinity (PPS): 34.670 - 35.504
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.712 - 6.313
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.382 - 0.460
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.314 - 3.285

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 168

Temperature range (°C): 9.788 - 11.855

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.853 - 8.636

Salinity (PPS): 34.670 - 35.504

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.712 - 6.313

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.382 - 0.460

Silicate (umol/l): 2.314 - 3.285
 
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Diet

ciliary feeders subsisting on a variety of plankters and detritus and entrapping larger particles with their tentacles
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