HMS Challenger
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Fish

NHMUK-1887.12.7.62

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Scientific name:

Macrurus parallelus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

14 July 1874 - 14 July 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Paralectotype

Station:

170A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Gadiformes

Family:

Macrouridae

Genus:

Macrurus

Species:

Macrurus parallelus

Station/Area Information

Station:

170A

Date collected:

14/07/1874

Area:

North of Kermadec Island, New Zealand

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

630 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-29.75

Decimal Longitude:

-178.18

Surface Temperature:

65.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

39.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02841

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02576

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