HMS Challenger
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Sea squirt

I.25761

Holding institution:

Donor:

Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History) 07.02.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Molgula gigantea

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

20 January 1876 - 20 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

313

Citations:

Challenger Report Pt. XVII, p. 69.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Ascidiacea

Order:

Stolidobranchia

Family:

Molgulidae

Genus:

Molgula Forbes, 1848

Species:

Molgula gigantea (Cunningham, 1871)

Station/Area Information

Station:

313

Date collected:

20/01/1876

Area:

Strait of Magellan, Chile

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

55 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.33

Decimal Longitude:

-67.65

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02567

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02562

Notes:

Single specimen
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