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Scientific name:

Japetella prismatica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

12 September 1873 - 12 September 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

126

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Bolitaenidae

Genus:

Japetella Hoyle, 1885

Species:

Japetella prismatica Hoyle, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

126

Date collected:

12/09/1873

Area:

Off Pernambuco, Brazil

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

770 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.77

Decimal Longitude:

-36.13

Surface Temperature:

77°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red mud

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