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Sea urchin

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Scientific name:

Echinus atlanticus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 March 1876 - 27 March 1876

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

343

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Camarodonta

Family:

Echinidae

Genus:

Echinus Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Echinus atlanticus Mortensen

Station/Area Information

Station:

343

Date collected:

27/03/1876

Area:

South West of Ascension Island

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

425 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-8.05

Decimal Longitude:

-14.45

Surface Temperature:

80.8°F

Bottom Temperature:

40.3°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02793

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02373

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

80.5°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

80°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

77°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

72.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

67°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

62°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

58.5°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

56.3°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

55°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

53.8°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

52.8°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

52°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

51.1°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

50.2°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

49.7°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

49.1°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

48.4°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

47.8°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

47.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

46.6°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

45.6°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

44.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

43.8°F

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