HMS Challenger
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Sea cucumber

NHMUK-1886.10.2.175

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Mesothuria Zygothuria lactea

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 July 1873 - 10 July 1873

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

78

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Family:

Synallactidae

Genus:

Mesothuria

Subgenus:

Mesothuria Zygothuria

Species:

Mesothuria Zygothuria lactea (Theel)

Station/Area Information

Station:

78

Date collected:

10/07/1873

Area:

Off San Miguel, Azores, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

1000 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

37.43

Decimal Longitude:

-25.22

Surface Temperature:

71°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

57.6°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

56°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

54.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

51.5°F

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