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Sea snail

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Scientific name:

Atlanta inflata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

23 August 1873 - 23 August 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

104

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Littorinimorpha

Family:

Atlantidae

Genus:

Atlanta

Species:

Atlanta inflata J.E. Gray, 1850

Station/Area Information

Station:

104

Date collected:

23/08/1873

Area:

S.W. of Sierra Leone, West Africa

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

2500 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

2.42

Decimal Longitude:

-20.02

Surface Temperature:

78°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.6°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02801

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02339

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

78.4°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

77.8°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

76°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

68.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

63.8°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

60.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

55°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

49°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.4°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.7°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.9°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

38.6°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37.6°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37.3°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

36.7°F

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