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Worm

NHMUK-1885.12.1.374

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Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Ehlersiella atlantica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 July 1873 - 3 July 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

76

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Order:

Terebellida

Family:

Terebellidae

Genus:

Ehlersiella McIntosh, 1885

Species:

Ehlersiella atlantica McIntosh, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

76

Date collected:

03/07/1873

Area:

Off the Azores, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

900 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.18

Decimal Longitude:

-27.15

Surface Temperature:

70°F

Bottom Temperature:

40°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02876

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02559

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

53.6°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

49.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

47.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

45.2°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

43.1°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

41.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

40°F

Notes:

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