HMS Challenger
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Fish

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Scientific name:

Bathydraco antarcticus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

11 February 1874 - 11 February 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

152

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Perciformes

Family:

Bathydraconidae

Genus:

Bathydraco

Species:

Bathydraco antarcticus G√ľnther, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

152

Date collected:

11/02/1874

Area:

Off Prince Elizabeth Land, Antarctica

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

1260 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-60.87

Decimal Longitude:

80.33

Surface Temperature:

34.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Diatom ooze

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02721

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

34°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

33.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

32°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

35°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

35.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

35.3°F

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