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Table 1 Summary of data on the microhabitat of Ampharetidae in CBEs. Species are ordered by habitat

From: Do ampharetids take sedimented steps between vents and seeps? Phylogeny and habitat-use of Ampharetidae (Annelida, Terebelliformia) in chemosynthesis-based ecosystems

 

Habitat

Distribution

Type locality

Depth (m)

DR (m)

Temp.

Substratum

Sed.

Hard

Bivalve

Tube-worm

Crab

Amphisamytha fauchaldi

SV, HS, S

EP: Hydrate R. to Costa Rica

Guaymas B.

603–2860

2257

A-30 °Ca

x

x

Amphisamytha vanuatuensis

V, S

WP: Lihir B., North Fiji B., Lau B.

Edison Seamt. (Lihir B.)

1114–2719

1605

A-14 °C

x

x

x

x

Grassleia hydrothermalis

V, S

EP: Gorda R., Hydrate R.

Escanaba T. (Gorda R.)

595–3271

2676

x

Grassleia sp. A

S

EP: Guaymas B.

1572

0

x

Anobothrus apaleatus

IV, S

EP: Southern East Pacific Rise, Hydrate R.

Central Axial High

524–2219

1695

A

x

x

Amphisamytha carldarei

V

EP: Juan de Fuca R.

Main Endeavour

2187–2415

228

A-40 °C

x

x

x

x

Amphisamytha galapagensis

V

EP: East Pacific Rise

Galapagos R.

2335–2725

390

A-23 °C

x

x

Amphisamytha jacksoni

V

EP: East Pacific Rise, 11°N to 38°S

31°S

2235–2515

280

Amphisamytha julianeae

V

WP: North Fiji B.

White Lady

1980

0

Amphisamytha lutzi

V

At: Mid-Atlantic R.

Lucky Strike

1622–4080

2458

5–14 °C

x

x

x

Anobothrus sp. A

V

At: Mid-Atlantic R. (Snake Pit)

3481–3522

41

x

x

Glyphanostomum bilabiatum

SV

WP: Okinawa T.

Yonaguni Knoll IV

1365–1385

20

x

Paramytha schanderi

SV

Ar: Arctic Mid-Ocean R.

Lokis Castle

2350

0

20 °C

x

Pavelius smileyi

SV

Ar: Arctic Mid-Ocean R.

Lokis Castle

2350

0

20 °C

x

Anobothrus sp. B

S

WP: Hikurangi M.

650–1100

450

A

x

Glyphanostomum holthei

S

EP: Aleutian Trench

Edge

4743–4947

204

A

x

x

Amage benhami

S

EP: Hydrate R., Ant: Ross Sea

Hydrate R.

293–625

332

A

x

Pavelius makranensis

S

IO: Makran accretionary prism

Flare 2

1015–1038

23

A

x

Pavelius sp. A

S

At: Gulf of Cadiz

650–1100

450

A

x

Pavelius sp. B

S

WP: Hikurangi M.

1300

0

A

x

Pavelius uschakovi

S

WP: Sea of Okhotsk

Sea of Okhotsk

765–810

45

A

x

Decemunciger apalea

F

At: North-West Atlantic (Woods Hole, TOTO)

Woods Hole

1830–3506

1676

A

x

Endecamera palea

F

At: Carribean Sea

St Croix

3995

0

A

x

Paramytha ossicola

F

At: Setubal Canyon

Setubal Canyon

1000

0

A

x

  1. Abbreviations (habitat): V hydrothermal vent (bare-rock), SV sedimented hydrothermal vent, IV inactive vent, HS hydrothermal seep, S seep, F organic fall. Abbreviations (distributions): EP East Pacific, WP West Pacific, At Atlantic, Ar Arctic, IO Indian Ocean, TOTO Tongue of the Ocean (Bahama Islands), B Basin, M Margin, R Ridge, T Trough. Temperatures are shown as highest and lowest recorded, with A indicating ambient seawater temperature (no temperature anomaly recorded). Other abbreviations: DR Depth range, Temp Temperature, Sed sediment. Substrata are defined in five groups: sediments, hard substratum (rock, bone, wood), bivalves (bathymodiolins, vesicomyids), tubeworms (siboglinids, alvinellids) and crustaceans (bythograeid crabs). A dash (−) indicates missing data or that the species is not recorded from that habitat. A table of all compiled data can be found in Additional file 1. aExact temperature maximum of A. fauchaldi is not available, but it is closely associated with Riftia pachyptila in Guaymas Basin, which is found in temperatures between 14 and 30 °C [6]