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263/1903/B/138

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Thaumatocrinus renovatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

7 March 1874 - 7 March 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

158

Citations:

Carpenter, P.H., Hertwig, R., Turner, W. (1888) Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S Challenger. Report on the CRINOIDEA. Second part - Comatulae. Zoology Vol. XXVI, Pg 66-67

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Crinoidea

Order:

Comatulida

Family:

Pentametrocrinidae

Genus:

Thaumatocrinus Carpenter, 1883

Species:

Thaumatocrinus renovatus Carpenter, 1884

Station/Area Information

Station:

158

Date collected:

07/03/1874

Area:

Southwest of Melbourne, Australia

Water body:

Eastern Indian Ocean

FAO:

57

Depth (Fathoms):

2600 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-50.02

Decimal Longitude:

123.07

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02776

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02672

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

44.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

43.4°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

42.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

41.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

39.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.3°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

34.7°F

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