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Squid

NHMUK-1889.4.24.97

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Scientific name:

Loligo ellipsura

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

20 January 1876 - 20 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

313

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Myopsida

Family:

Loliginidae

Genus:

Loligo

Species:

Loligo ellipsura Hoyle, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

313

Date collected:

20/01/1876

Area:

Off Cape Virgins, Argentina

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

55 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.33

Decimal Longitude:

-67.65

Surface Temperature:

48.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

47.8°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Coarse sand

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02567

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02562

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