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Scientific name:

Spirula peronii

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 February 1875 - 16 February 1875

Form:

Dry

Station:

216A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Spirulida

Family:

Spirulidae

Genus:

Spirula

Species:

Spirula peronii Lamarck, 1822

Station/Area Information

Station:

216A

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:

2.93

Decimal Longitude:

134.18

Surface Temperature:

82.8°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.4°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02772

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02224

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

83.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

81.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

78.8°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

71.8°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

65°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

57.8°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

51.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

48.7°F

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