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Sea cucumber

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Scientific name:

Psychropotes semperiana

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

11 October 1873 - 11 October 1873

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

133

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Order:

Elasipodida

Family:

Psychropotidae

Genus:

Psychropotes Théel, 1882

Species:

Psychropotes semperiana Theel

Station/Area Information

Station:

133

Date collected:

11/10/1873

Area:

Mid Atlantic Ridge

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

1900 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-35.68

Decimal Longitude:

-20.92

Surface Temperature:

58°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.4°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02792

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0265

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

57.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

56.9°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

56.2°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

55.5°F

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