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Scientific name:

Amphicteis wyvillei

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

30 December 1873 - 30 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

147

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Order:

Terebellida

Family:

Ampharetidae

Genus:

Amphicteis Malmgren, 1866

Species:

Amphicteis wyvillei McIntosh, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

147

Date collected:

30/12/1873

Area:

West of Crozet Island, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

1600 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.27

Decimal Longitude:

48.45

Surface Temperature:

41°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.2°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Diatom ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02759

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02692

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

37.1°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

36.4°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

35.8°F

Notes:

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