HMS Challenger
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Mollusc

NHMUK-1889.11.7.4

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Scientific name:

Spongiobranchaea australis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

22 January 1876 - 22 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

314A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Gymnosomata

Family:

Pneumodermatidae

Genus:

Spongiobranchaea

Species:

Spongiobranchaea australis D'Orbigny, 1840

Station/Area Information

Station:

314A

Date collected:

22/01/1876

Area:

Sandy Point to Falkland Islands, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Decimal Latitude:

-51.40

Decimal Longitude:

-61.77

Surface Temperature:

49°F

Bottom Temperature:

41.8°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Hard ground

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02677

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02605

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

47.4°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

45.8°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

41.8°F

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