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Scientific name:

Protoptilum abessans

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 May 1873 - 6 May 1873

Form:

wet

Station:

46

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Cnidaria

Class:

Anthozoa

Order:

Pennatulacea

Family:

Protoptilidae

Genus:

Protoptilum

Species:

Protoptilum abessans Kölliker

Station/Area Information

Station:

46

Date collected:

06/05/1873

Area:

Off East coast of United States

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Decimal Latitude:

40.28

Decimal Longitude:

-66.80

Surface Temperature:

40°F

Bottom Temperature:

37.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02586

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