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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Lima Limatula

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 February 1876 - 8 February 1876

Form:

Dry

Station:

317

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Family:

Limida

Family:

Limidae

Genus:

Lima

Subgenus:

Lima Limatula

Station/Area Information

Station:

317

Date collected:

08/02/1876

Area:

North of the Falkland Islands, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

1035 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-48.62

Decimal Longitude:

-55.28

Surface Temperature:

46.7°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.7°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Sandy gravel

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02735

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0266

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

42.3°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

39.6°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

39.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

38.6°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

36.8°F

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