HMS Challenger
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Bird

NHMUK-1880.11.18.136

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Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Common name:

Whimbrel

Scientific name:

Numenius phaeopus variegatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

4 March 1875 - 10 March 1875

Form:

Skin

Station:

219

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Aves

Order:

Charadriiformes

Family:

Scolopacidae

Genus:

Numenius

Species:

Numenius phaeopus (Scopoli, 1786)

Subspecies:

Numenius phaeopus variegatus

Station/Area Information

Station:

219

Date collected:

10/03/1875

Area:

Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-1.90

Decimal Longitude:

146.66

Surface Temperature:

84°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02203

Notes:

Adult female
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