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Bryozoa

MANCH-290648

Holding institution:

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Flustra abyssicola

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

20 May 1873 - 20 May 1873

Form:

Microscope slide

Station:

49

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Bryozoa

Class:

Gymnolaemata

Order:

Cheilostomatida

Family:

Flustridae

Genus:

Flustra Linnaeus, 1761

Species:

Flustra abyssicola Sars, 1872

Station/Area Information

Station:

49

Date collected:

20/05/1873

Area:

South of Halifax, Nova Scotia

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Depth (Fathoms):

85 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

43.05

Decimal Longitude:

-63.65

Surface Temperature:

4.72°F

Bottom Temperature:

1.67°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Gravel and stones

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02606

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02534

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

35.2°F

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