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Scientific name:

Taonius suhmi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 March 1874 - 10 March 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

159

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Teuthida

Family:

Cranchiidae

Genus:

Taonius

Species:

Taonius suhmi Lankester, 1884

Station/Area Information

Station:

159

Date collected:

10/03/1874

Area:

Indian Antarctic Ridge

Water body:

Eastern Indian Ocean

FAO:

57

Depth (Fathoms):

2150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-47.42

Decimal Longitude:

130.37

Surface Temperature:

51.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02773

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02665

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

49°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

48.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

47.4°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

47.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

46.9°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

44.8°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

41.8°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39.4°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37.3°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37.1°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

36.7°F

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