Overview

Distribution

Bay of Fundy to South Carolina
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Ecology

Habitat

shelf
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burrowing in sandy, muddy habitats
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Depth range based on 255 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 53 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 2159
  Temperature range (°C): 3.378 - 12.177
  Nitrate (umol/L): 4.585 - 22.768
  Salinity (PPS): 33.276 - 35.134
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.518 - 6.178
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.605 - 1.391
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.916 - 15.542

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 2159

Temperature range (°C): 3.378 - 12.177

Nitrate (umol/L): 4.585 - 22.768

Salinity (PPS): 33.276 - 35.134

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.518 - 6.178

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.605 - 1.391

Silicate (umol/l): 3.916 - 15.542
 
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Diet

Generally, anthozoans are primarly carnivorous which prey on sea urchins, gastropods, bivalves, or crustaceans that crawl or swim into their grasp.
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