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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Amussium meridionale

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 December 1875 - 28 December 1875

Form:

Dry

Station:

302

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Pectinoida

Family:

Propeamussiidae

Genus:

Amussium Herrmannsen, 1846

Species:

Amussium meridionale Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

302

Date collected:

28/12/1875

Area:

West of Patagonia about 600 miles west of Chile, Argentina

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

1450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-42.72

Decimal Longitude:

-82.18

Surface Temperature:

55°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.6°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02766

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02589

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

52.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

49.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

47.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

45.8°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

44.3°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

45.5°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

43°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

42.5°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

42.1°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

41.8°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

41.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

41.1°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40.1°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

39.1°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.5°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.9°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.8°F

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