HMS Challenger
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Fish

NHMUK-1887.12.7.242

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Scientific name:

Halosaurus mediorostris

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 January 1875 - 16 January 1875

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

207

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Notacanthiformes

Family:

Halosauridae

Genus:

Halosaurus

Species:

Halosaurus mediorostris G√ľnther, 1887

Station/Area Information

Station:

207

Date collected:

16/01/1875

Area:

West of the Island of Luzon, Philippines

Water body:

Sibuyan Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

700 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

12.35

Decimal Longitude:

122.25

Surface Temperature:

80°F

Bottom Temperature:

51.6°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.0265

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02214

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

77.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

72.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

62°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

58.5°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

56°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

54.1°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

53.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

52.4°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

51.9°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

51.7°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

51.6°F

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