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Fish

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Common name:

Freckled driftfish

Scientific name:

Psenes cyanophrys

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 March 1876 - 26 March 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

342

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Perciformes

Family:

Nomeidae

Genus:

Psenes

Species:

Psenes cyanophrys Valenciennes, 1833

Station/Area Information

Station:

342

Date collected:

26/03/1876

Area:

Mid Atlantic Ridge

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

1445 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-9.72

Decimal Longitude:

-13.85

Surface Temperature:

80°F

Bottom Temperature:

37.5°F

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02797

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

80.2°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

80°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

78.8°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

76°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

71.5°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

67.2°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

62.3°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

58.3°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

55.7°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

54.4°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

53.7°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

52.9°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

52.1°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

51.3°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

50.6°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

49.5°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

49°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

48.4°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

47.8°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

46.9°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

45.9°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

45.1°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

44.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.8°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39.1°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

38.2°F

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