HMS Challenger
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Fish

NHMUK-1887.12.7.243

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Scientific name:

Halosaurus rostratus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

19 June 1873 - 19 June 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

63

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Notacanthiformes

Family:

Halosauridae

Genus:

Halosaurus

Species:

Halosaurus rostratus Günther, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

63

Date collected:

19/06/1873

Area:

North Western Atlantic Basin

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Depth (Fathoms):

2750 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

35.48

Decimal Longitude:

-50.88

Surface Temperature:

71°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02563

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