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Sea cucumber

NH:1899.114.652

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Benthodytes typica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 September 1875 - 6 September 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

271

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Order:

Elasipodida

Family:

Psychropotidae

Genus:

Benthodytes Théel, 1882

Species:

Benthodytes typica Théel, 1882

Synonyms:

Benthodytes papillifera

Station/Area Information

Station:

271

Date collected:

06/09/1875

Area:

Christmas Island (off east), Line Island

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

2425 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-0.55

Decimal Longitude:

-151.57

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02793

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02383

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

77°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

74.5°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

68.8°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

63.2°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

59.4°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

57°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

56°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

55.3°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

54.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

54.1°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

53.4°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

52.8°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

52.2°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

51°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

46.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.9°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.7°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.5°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.7°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36.1°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.9°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.7°F

Notes:

Previous name: Benthodytes papillifera
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