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Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Bathyvermilia challengeri

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

14 July 1875 - 14 July 1875

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Paratype

Station:

253

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Order:

Sabellida

Family:

Serpulidae

Genus:

Bathyvermilia Zibrowius, 1973

Species:

Bathyvermilia challengeri Zibrowius, 1973

Station/Area Information

Station:

253

Date collected:

14/07/1875

Area:

Mid-Pacific Ocean

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

3125 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.15

Decimal Longitude:

-156.42

Surface Temperature:

67.7°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.1°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02775

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02434

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

58.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

53.4°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

51.3°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

50.4°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

49.6°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

49.1°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

48.2°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

46.9°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

44.8°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

43°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

41.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

40.8°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

37.6°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36.4°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.5°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.3°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.1°F

Notes:

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