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Scientific name:

Arca Barbatia corpulenta

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 February 1875 - 16 February 1875

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

216

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Arcoida

Family:

Arcidae

Genus:

Arca Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus:

Arca Barbatia

Species:

Arca Barbatia corpulenta Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

216

Date collected:

16/02/1875

Area:

North of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

2000 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

2.77

Decimal Longitude:

133.97

Surface Temperature:

82.8°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.4°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.0279

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

71.9°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

49.2°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

44.3°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.3°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.9°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.9°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37°F

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