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Sea cucumber

NHMUK-1883.6.18.41

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Deima fastosum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 February 1875 - 16 February 1875

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

216

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Family:

Deimatidae

Genus:

Deima

Species:

Deima fastosum Theel

Station/Area Information

Station:

216

Date collected:

16/02/1875

Area:

North of New Guinea

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Decimal Latitude:

2.77

Decimal Longitude:

133.97

Surface Temperature:

82.8°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.4°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.0279

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

71.9°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

49.2°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

44.3°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.3°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.9°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.9°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37°F

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