HMS Challenger
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Fish

NHMUK-1887.12.7.178

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Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Common name:

Bristlemouth

Scientific name:

Gonostoma microdon

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

13 October 1874 - 13 October 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Paralectotype

Station:

196

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Stomiiformes

Family:

Gonostomatidae

Genus:

Gonostoma

Species:

Gonostoma microdon

Station/Area Information

Station:

196

Date collected:

13/10/1874

Area:

South of Halmahera Island, Moluccas, Indonesia

Water body:

Molucca Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

825 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-0.81

Decimal Longitude:

126.98

Surface Temperature:

83°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.9°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Hard ground

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02783

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02209

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