HMS Challenger
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Fish

NHMUK-1887.12.7.233

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Scientific name:

Bathytroctes microlepis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 January 1873 - 28 January 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

V

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Osmeriformes

Family:

Alepocephalidae

Genus:

Bathytroctes

Species:

Bathytroctes microlepis G√ľnther, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

V

Date collected:

28/01/1873

Area:

Ninety miles south-east of Cape Sao Vicente, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

1090 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

35.78

Decimal Longitude:

-8.38

Surface Temperature:

61°F

Bottom Temperature:

38.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

61°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

61°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

60.9°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

60.7°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

60.5°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

60.3°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

59.6°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

58.7°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

57.9°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

57.4°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

57°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

56.6°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

56.2°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

55.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

55.2°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

54.9°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

54.6°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

54.3°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

54.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

54°F

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