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Worm

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Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Melinnopsis atlantica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 May 1873 - 2 May 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

44

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Order:

Terebellida

Family:

Ampharetidae

Genus:

Melinnopsis McIntosh, 1885

Species:

Melinnopsis atlantica McIntosh, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

44

Date collected:

02/05/1873

Area:

Off Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, USA

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Depth (Fathoms):

1700 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

37.42

Decimal Longitude:

-71.67

Surface Temperature:

56.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02583

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

54.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

52.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

50.4°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

48.2°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

44.5°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

43.2°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

40.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

39.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37.6°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

36.8°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

36.6°F

Notes:

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