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Scientific name:

Cirroteuthis pacifica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

25 August 1874 - 25 August 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

181

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Cirroteuthiae

Genus:

Cirroteuthis

Species:

Cirroteuthis pacifica Hoyle, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

181

Date collected:

25/08/1874

Area:

Northeast of Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

2440 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-13.83

Decimal Longitude:

151.82

Surface Temperature:

80°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.8°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02795

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02348

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