HMS Challenger
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Sea butterfly

NHMUK-1889.11.14.251

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Scientific name:

Cavolinia longirostris

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

4 April 1876 - 4 April 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

345

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Thecosomata

Family:

Cavoliniidae

Genus:

Cavolinia

Species:

Cavolinia longirostris (Lesueur, 1821)

Synonyms:

Diacavolinia longirostris (Blainville, 1821)

Station/Area Information

Station:

345

Date collected:

04/04/1876

Area:

Mid Atlantic Ridge

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Decimal Latitude:

-5.75

Decimal Longitude:

-14.42

Surface Temperature:

82.8°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.8°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02798

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02278

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

82.8°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

82°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

79.6°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

76.3°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

71.6°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

65°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

59.8°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

54.4°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

52.8°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

51.8°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

51°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

50.2°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

49.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

49.2°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

48.8°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

48.3°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

47.8°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

47.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

46.9°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

45.9°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

44.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

43.8°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.6°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39.1°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

38.6°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

37.6°F

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