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Sea urchin

ECH-2773

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Licence:

MCZ Copyright Agreement

Scientific name:

Pourtalesia hispida

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

30 December 1873 - 30 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

147

Citations:

http://mczbase.mcz.harvard.edu/SpecimenUsage.cfm?publication_id=15310

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Alexander Agassiz

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Holasteroida

Family:

Pourtalesiidae

Genus:

Pourtalesia A. Agassiz, 1869

Species:

Pourtalesia hispida A. Agassiz, 1879

Station/Area Information

Station:

147

Date collected:

30/12/1873

Area:

French Southern and Antarctic Lands, West of Crozet Islands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

1600 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.27

Decimal Longitude:

48.45

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02759

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02692

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

37.1°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

36.4°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

35.8°F

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