Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1309 specimens in 41 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 502 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -99 - 2075
  Temperature range (°C): -1.537 - 27.194
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.114 - 29.685
  Salinity (PPS): 28.357 - 39.053
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.117 - 8.702
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.073 - 2.072
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 42.312

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): -99 - 2075

Temperature range (°C): -1.537 - 27.194

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.114 - 29.685

Salinity (PPS): 28.357 - 39.053

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.117 - 8.702

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.073 - 2.072

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 42.312
 
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Associations

Known predators

Melita (Epiphyte grazing amphipods) is prey of:
Nemertines
Nereidae
Hesionidae
Glyceridae
Onuphidae
Symphurus plagisua
Anchoa mitchilli
Menidia beryllina
Gobiosoma robustum
Microgobius gulosus
Lagodon rhomboides
Leiostomus xanthurus
Syngnathus scovelli
Hippocampus zosterae
Laridae
Cyprinodon variegatus
Sciaenops ocellatus
Anatidae
Fundulus confluentus
Fundulus similis
Adinia xenica
suspended particulate carbon
Pinixia floridana
Neopanope texana
Processa bermudiensis
Penaeus duoarum
Palaemonetes floridanus

Based on studies in:
USA: Florida (Estuarine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Christian RR, Luczkovich JJ (1999) Organizing and understanding a winter’s seagrass foodweb network through effective trophic levels. Ecol Model 117:99–124
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Known prey organisms

Melita (Epiphyte grazing amphipods) preys on:
Halodule wrightii
Micro-epiphytes
algae
bacteria

Based on studies in:
USA: Florida (Estuarine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Christian RR, Luczkovich JJ (1999) Organizing and understanding a winter’s seagrass foodweb network through effective trophic levels. Ecol Model 117:99–124
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:99
Specimens with Sequences:62
Specimens with Barcodes:60
Species:8
Species With Barcodes:7
Public Records:27
Public Species:6
Public BINs:6
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