HMS Challenger
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Fish

NHMUK-1887.12.7.69

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Scientific name:

Macrurus parallelus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

4 June 1875 - 4 June 1875

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

235

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Actinopterygii

Order:

Gadiformes

Family:

Macrouridae

Genus:

Macrurus

Species:

Macrurus parallelus

Station/Area Information

Station:

235

Date collected:

04/06/1875

Area:

Off Nagoya, South of Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

565 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.12

Decimal Longitude:

138.00

Surface Temperature:

73°F

Bottom Temperature:

38.1°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Green mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02753

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

71.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

66.4°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

63.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

60.5°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

57.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

54.7°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

51.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

48°F

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