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Sea butterfly

NHMUK-1889.11.14.235

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Scientific name:

Cuvierina columnella

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

21 October 1875 - 21 October 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

288

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Thecosomata

Family:

Cuvierinidae

Genus:

Cuvierina Boas, 1886

Species:

Cuvierina columnella (Rang, 1827)

Station/Area Information

Station:

288

Date collected:

21/10/1875

Area:

South of Pitcairn Islands

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Decimal Latitude:

-40.05

Decimal Longitude:

-132.97

Surface Temperature:

54.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.8°F

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02771

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02613

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

54.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

51.1°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

50.6°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

49.8°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

48.3°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

47.1°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

46.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

45.2°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

44.7°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

44.2°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

43.8°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

43.3°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

41.9°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.5°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36.1°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.9°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.5°F

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