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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1881.11.22.174

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Scientific name:

Pourtalesia laguncula

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 July 1874 - 8 July 1874

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

168

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Holasteroida

Family:

Pourtalesiidae

Genus:

Pourtalesia A. Agassiz, 1869

Species:

Pourtalesia laguncula A. Agassiz, 1879

Station/Area Information

Station:

168

Date collected:

08/07/1874

Area:

Off the East coast of North Island, New Zealand

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

1100 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-40.47

Decimal Longitude:

177.72

Surface Temperature:

57.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

37.2°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02781

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02654

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

55.7°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

54.8°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

53.9°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

51.7°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

48.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

45.4°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

43.7°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

42.1°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.2°F

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