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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Neaera filocarinata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

14 August 1873 - 14 August 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype;Holotype

Station:

98

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Anomalodesmata

Family:

Cuspidariidae

Genus:

Neaera Gray, 1833

Species:

Neaera filocarinata Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

98

Date collected:

14/08/1873

Area:

West of Sierra Leone, West Africa.

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

1750 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

9.35

Decimal Longitude:

-18.47

Surface Temperature:

78.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.7°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02805

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02339

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

66.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

59.3°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

55.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

54.2°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

53.1°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

52°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

49.7°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41.2°F

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