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Scientific name:

Japetella diaphana

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

11 March 1875 - 11 March 1875

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

220

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Amphitretidae

Genus:

Japetella Hoyle, 1885

Species:

Japetella diaphana Hoyle, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

220

Date collected:

11/03/1875

Area:

North of Papua, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

1100 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-0.70

Decimal Longitude:

147.00

Surface Temperature:

83.8°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.2°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02762

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0258

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

81.6°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

77.1°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

64°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

52°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

48.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

46.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

43.1°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.8°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.2°F

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