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Scientific name:

Elasmogorgia filiformis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 September 1874 - 10 September 1874

Form:

wet

Type status:

holotype

Station:

188

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Cnidaria

Class:

Anthozoa

Order:

Alcyonacea

Family:

Plexauridae

Genus:

Elasmogorgia

Species:

Elasmogorgia filiformis Wright & Studer, 1889

Station/Area Information

Station:

188

Date collected:

10/09/1874

Area:

South of New Guinea

Water body:

Arafura Sea

FAO:

71

Decimal Latitude:

-9.98

Decimal Longitude:

139.70

Surface Temperature:

78.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge & Trawl

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02327

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