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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1881.11.22.177

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Scientific name:

Brisaster moseleyi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 December 1873 - 29 December 1873

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

146

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Spatangoida

Family:

Schizasteridae

Genus:

Brisaster Gray, 1855

Species:

Brisaster moseleyi (A. Agassiz, 1881) 

Station/Area Information

Station:

146

Date collected:

29/12/1873

Area:

East of Prince Edward's Island, Prince Edward Islands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

1375 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.77

Decimal Longitude:

45.52

Surface Temperature:

43°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.6°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02759

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02675

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

41.1°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.6°F

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