HMS Challenger
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Fish

NHMUK-1879.5.14.390

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Scientific name:

Monacanthus tessellatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 November 1874 - 2 November 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

204B

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Tetraodontiformes

Family:

Monacanthidae

Genus:

Monacanthus

Species:

Monacanthus tessellatus G√ľnther, 1880

Station/Area Information

Station:

204B

Date collected:

02/11/1874

Area:

North-west of Tablas Island, Philippines

Water body:

Sibuyan Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

115 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

12.77

Decimal Longitude:

122.17

Surface Temperature:

84°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Green mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02151

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