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Scientific name:

Umbellula guentheri

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

25 August 1873 - 25 August 1873

Form:

wet

Type status:

yes

Station:

106

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Cnidaria

Class:

Anthozoa

Order:

Pennatulacea

Family:

Umbellulidae

Genus:

Umbellula Gray, 1870

Species:

Umbellula guentheri Kölliker, 1880

Station/Area Information

Station:

106

Date collected:

25/08/1873

Area:

Mid Atlantic Ridge

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Decimal Latitude:

1.78

Decimal Longitude:

-24.43

Surface Temperature:

78.8°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.6°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02332

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

78.6°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

78.4°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

78.2°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

62.4°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

59°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

58°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

55°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

40.7°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

40.2°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

40.1°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

39.6°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37.6°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

37°F

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