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Bivalve

NH:1899.114.117

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (the Trustees of)1899-08-08

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Propeamussium watsoni

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 March 1875 - 1 March 1875

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Type status:

Paralectotype

Station:

218

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Pectinoida

Family:

Propeamussiidae

Genus:

Propeamussium Sacco, 1897

Species:

Propeamussium watsoni (Smith, 1885)

Synonyms:

Amussium watsoni

Station/Area Information

Station:

218

Date collected:

01/03/1875

Area:

New Guinea (north east)

Water body:

Bismarck Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

1070 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-2.55

Decimal Longitude:

144.07

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02773

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

83.2°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

83°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

82.5°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

82.1°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

81.5°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

80.9°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

80°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

78.4°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

75.8°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

72.8°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

69.8°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

66.8°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

63.8°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

60.8°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

57.8°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

55.5°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

53.8°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

52.1°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

51°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.4°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.5°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.4°F

Notes:

2 parts. paralectotypes of Amussium watsoni
Missing image