Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Acanthogorgia hirsuta Gray, 1857
Catalog Number: USNM 1013298
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: DRY
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 13 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 6 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 87.5 - 1005
  Temperature range (°C): 12.242 - 15.738
  Nitrate (umol/L): 5.360 - 26.444
  Salinity (PPS): 35.472 - 38.546
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.891 - 4.908
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.263 - 1.550
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.707 - 10.373

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 87.5 - 1005

Temperature range (°C): 12.242 - 15.738

Nitrate (umol/L): 5.360 - 26.444

Salinity (PPS): 35.472 - 38.546

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.891 - 4.908

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.263 - 1.550

Silicate (umol/l): 2.707 - 10.373
 
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