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Scientific name:

Amphitretus pelagicus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

14 July 1874 - 14 July 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

170

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Amphitretidae

Genus:

Amphitretus Hoyle, 1885

Species:

Amphitretus pelagicus Hoyle, 1884

Station/Area Information

Station:

170

Date collected:

14/07/1874

Area:

Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

520 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-29.92

Decimal Longitude:

-178.23

Surface Temperature:

65°F

Bottom Temperature:

43°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

62°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

60.5°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

56.2°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

53°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

50.8°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

49°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

45.7°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

43°F

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