Data about <i>Megachasma pelagios</i>

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Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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-34 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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34.83 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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-158 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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138.33 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
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Atlantic Ocean: Brazil and Senegal
FishBase  
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FAO fishing area 34
World Register of Marine Species  
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FAO fishing area 41
World Register of Marine Species  
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FAO fishing area 57
World Register of Marine Species  
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FAO fishing area 61
World Register of Marine Species  
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FAO fishing area 71
World Register of Marine Species  
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FAO fishing area 77
World Register of Marine Species  
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Oahu Island
World Register of Marine Species  
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Pacific Ocean: Japan, Indonesia, Philippines, Hawaii and California, USA
FishBase  

Physical Description

 
body length (CMO)
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709 cm female
FishBase  
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549 cm male or unsexed
FishBase  

Ecology

 
habitat
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aquatic habitat
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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continental shelf
  • continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
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island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
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mesopelagic zone
  • mesopelagic zone
    The zone of an ocean immediately below the photic zone down to a depth where the water temperature is 10degC (the thermocline).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000213
Environments - EOL project  
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neritic zone
  • neritic zone
    The water mass of an ocean directly above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000206
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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oceanic zone
  • oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
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pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
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photic zone
  • photic zone
    The zone of an ocean from the surface to 200m where photosynthesis can occur, due to the penetration of light.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000209
Environments - EOL project  
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photic zone
  • photic zone
    The zone of an ocean from the surface to 200m where photosynthesis can occur, due to the penetration of light.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000209
Environments - EOL project  
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shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
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temperate
Environments - EOL project  
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oceanic pelagic zone biome
  • oceanic pelagic zone biome
    The oceanic epipelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column offshore, beyond a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000033
FishBase  
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sea water environment
FishBase  
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sea water environment
FishBase  
 
water depth min
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30 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
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5 m
FishBase  
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165 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
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600 m
FishBase  
 
water nitrate concentration min
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1.22 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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15.55 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
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18.19 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
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20.61 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
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1.94 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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5.99 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
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0.16 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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1.06 µmol/L
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water dissolved O2 concentration min
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2.5 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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4.61 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
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46.69 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
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89.83 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
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35.11 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
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35.75 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

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