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Worm

NHMUK-1885.12.1.408

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Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Serpula philippensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

13 November 1874 - 13 November 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

205

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Order:

Sabellida

Family:

Serpulidae

Genus:

Serpula Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Serpula philippensis McIntosh, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

205

Date collected:

13/11/1874

Area:

Off the West coast of Luzon, Philippines

Water body:

South China Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

1050 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

16.70

Decimal Longitude:

119.37

Surface Temperature:

82°F

Bottom Temperature:

37°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02772

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0217

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

81.5°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

79.5°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

76.5°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

73.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

69.8°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

66.8°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

64.2°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

62°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

60°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

58.6°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

55°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

51.2°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

48°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45.3°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37°F

Notes:

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