HMS Challenger
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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1881.11.22.89

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Plesiodiadema microtuberculata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

14 October 1873 - 14 October 1873

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

134

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Family:

Aspidodiadematidae

Genus:

Plesiodiadema

Species:

Plesiodiadema microtuberculata (A. Agassiz)

Station/Area Information

Station:

134

Date collected:

14/10/1873

Area:

Northwest of Tristan da Cunha, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

2025 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-36.20

Decimal Longitude:

-12.27

Surface Temperature:

53.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

36°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02786

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02679

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.8°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36.6°F

Notes:

Misspelt as 'microtuberculata'
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