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Worm

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Scientific name:

Sphaerodorum antarctica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 February 1874 - 26 February 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

156

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Order:

Phyllodocida

Family:

Sphaerodoridae

Genus:

Sphaerodorum Örsted, 1843

Species:

Sphaerodorum antarctica (McIntosh, 1885)

Station/Area Information

Station:

156

Date collected:

26/02/1874

Area:

Off Queen Mary Land, Antarctica

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

1975 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-62.43

Decimal Longitude:

95.73

Surface Temperature:

33°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Diatom ooze

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02721

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

31.9°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

34°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

34°F

Notes:

Misspelt as 'antarctica'
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