Data about <i>Somniosus microcephalus</i>

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Distribution

 
latitude min
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-54.8 degrees
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latitude max
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85 degrees
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longitude min
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-82.9 degrees
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longitude max
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178.8 degrees
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geographic distribution includes
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Azores Exclusive Economic Zone
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Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone
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Davis Strait
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European waters (ERMS scope)
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FAO fishing area 18
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FAO fishing area 21
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Gulf of Maine
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Gulf of Mexico
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Gulf of St. Lawrence
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Gulf of St. Lawrence
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Hudson Strait
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Madeiran Exclusive Economic Zone
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North West Atlantic
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Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone
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South Africa (country)
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Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone
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Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone
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Ungava Bay
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Wimereux
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Physical Description

 
body length (CMO)
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730 cm male or unsexed
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body mass max
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775.0 kg
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aquatic habitat
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bay
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bay
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coast
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coast
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coast
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continental shelf
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continental shelf
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estuarine biome
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intertidal zone
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intertidal zone
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marine biome
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marine habitat
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ocean
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pelagic zone
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river
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river mouth
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saline water
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sea
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shore
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slope
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slope
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temperate
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habitat includes
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brackish water environment
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marine habitat
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oceanic benthopelagic zone biome
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sea water environment
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water depth min
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46 m
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water depth max
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2,200 m
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3,100 m
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water nitrate concentration min
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13.19 µmol/L
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water nitrate concentration max
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31.29 µmol/L
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water temperature min
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2.02 degrees Celsius
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water temperature max
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8.73 degrees Celsius
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water silicate concentration min
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7.73 µmol/L
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water silicate concentration max
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48.79 µmol/L
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water phosphate concentration min
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0.92 µmol/L
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water phosphate concentration max
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2.51 µmol/L
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water dissolved O2 concentration min
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4.02 mL/L
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water dissolved O2 concentration max
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6.39 mL/L
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water O2 saturation min
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54.98 percent
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water O2 saturation max
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89.76 percent
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water salinity min
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34.06 PSU
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water salinity max
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35.5 PSU
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Conservation

 
population trend
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Unknown
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conservation status
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near threatened
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extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

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