Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Euchaeta dactylifera Park, 1978
Catalog Number: USNM 141288
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center
Year Collected: 1965
Locality: South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 650 to 1000
Vessel: Eltanin R/V
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Paratype for Euchaeta dactylifera Park, 1978
Catalog Number: USNM 141289
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center
Year Collected: 1965
Locality: South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 650 to 1000
Vessel: Eltanin R/V
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Holotype for Euchaeta alaminae Park, 1975
Catalog Number: USNM 150969
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1973
Locality: Yucatan Basin, S Of W Cuba, Mexico, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 2900
Vessel: Alaminos R/V
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Holotype for Euchaeta regalis Grice & Hulsemann, 1968
Catalog Number: USNM 120530
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol); Slide
Year Collected: 1966
Locality: South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3750
Vessel: Anton Bruun R/V
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Allotype for Euchaeta regalis Grice & Hulsemann, 1968
Catalog Number: USNM 120531
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol); Slide
Year Collected: 1966
Locality: South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 820
Vessel: Anton Bruun R/V
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 12 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 12 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 3750
  Temperature range (°C): 0.044 - 4.399
  Nitrate (umol/L): 24.963 - 35.141
  Salinity (PPS): 33.867 - 34.726
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.681 - 8.063
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.687 - 2.478
  Silicate (umol/l): 25.010 - 137.847

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Depth range (m): 0 - 3750

Temperature range (°C): 0.044 - 4.399

Nitrate (umol/L): 24.963 - 35.141

Salinity (PPS): 33.867 - 34.726

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.681 - 8.063

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.687 - 2.478

Silicate (umol/l): 25.010 - 137.847
 
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2900 - 2900
  Temperature range (°C): 1.721 - 1.721
  Nitrate (umol/L): 35.301 - 35.301
  Salinity (PPS): 34.688 - 34.688
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.762 - 3.762
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.460 - 2.460
  Silicate (umol/l): 123.327 - 123.327
 
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Depth range based on 5 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 5 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1000 - 3660
  Temperature range (°C): 0.843 - 3.839
  Nitrate (umol/L): 30.696 - 32.735
  Salinity (PPS): 34.327 - 34.726
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.287 - 4.916
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.217 - 2.330
  Silicate (umol/l): 36.343 - 126.055

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Depth range (m): 1000 - 3660

Temperature range (°C): 0.843 - 3.839

Nitrate (umol/L): 30.696 - 32.735

Salinity (PPS): 34.327 - 34.726

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.287 - 4.916

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.217 - 2.330

Silicate (umol/l): 36.343 - 126.055
 
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2900 - 2900
  Temperature range (°C): 4.124 - 4.124
  Nitrate (umol/L): 22.304 - 22.304
  Salinity (PPS): 34.992 - 34.992
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.519 - 5.519
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.275 - 1.275
  Silicate (umol/l): 14.556 - 14.556
 
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Depth range based on 1163 specimens in 5 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1060 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 50000
  Temperature range (°C): -1.947 - 28.587
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.060 - 45.446
  Salinity (PPS): 27.851 - 38.911
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.064 - 8.316
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.037 - 3.519
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.648 - 159.376

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Depth range (m): 0 - 50000

Temperature range (°C): -1.947 - 28.587

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.060 - 45.446

Salinity (PPS): 27.851 - 38.911

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.064 - 8.316

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.037 - 3.519

Silicate (umol/l): 0.648 - 159.376
 
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Known from seamounts and knolls
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Depth range based on 1163 specimens in 5 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1060 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 50000
  Temperature range (°C): -1.947 - 28.587
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.060 - 45.446
  Salinity (PPS): 27.851 - 38.911
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.064 - 8.316
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.037 - 3.519
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.648 - 159.376

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 50000

Temperature range (°C): -1.947 - 28.587

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.060 - 45.446

Salinity (PPS): 27.851 - 38.911

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.064 - 8.316

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.037 - 3.519

Silicate (umol/l): 0.648 - 159.376
 
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Associations

Known predators

Euchaeta ('Euchaeta type') is prey of:
Chaetognatha
Medusae
Ctenophora

Based on studies in:
Pacific (Tropical)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • T. S. Petipa, Trophic relationships in communities and the functioning of marine ecosystems: I. Studies in trophic relationships in pelagic communities of the southern seas of the USSR and in the tropical Pacific. In: Marine Production Mechanisms, M. J. D
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Known prey organisms

Euchaeta ('Euchaeta type') preys on:
detritus
phytoplankton
bacteria
Appendicularia
Copepoda
Calanus

Based on studies in:
Pacific (Tropical)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • T. S. Petipa, Trophic relationships in communities and the functioning of marine ecosystems: I. Studies in trophic relationships in pelagic communities of the southern seas of the USSR and in the tropical Pacific. In: Marine Production Mechanisms, M. J. D
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:63
Specimens with Sequences:25
Specimens with Barcodes:25
Species:10
Species With Barcodes:9
Public Records:20
Public Species:7
Public BINs:9
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Barcode data

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