HMS Challenger
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Fish

NHMUK-1879.5.14.90

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Scientific name:

Lepidopsetta maculata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

145A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Pleuronectiformes

Family:

Achiropsettidae

Genus:

Lepidopsetta

Species:

Lepidopsetta maculata G√ľnther, 1880

Station/Area Information

Station:

145A

Date collected:

27/12/1873

Area:

South-east of Prince Edward Island, South Africa

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

310 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.68

Decimal Longitude:

38.17

Surface Temperature:

41.5°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0269

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