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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1890.2.18.80

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Scientific name:

Brissopsis lyrifera capensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 December 1873 - 17 December 1873

Type status:

Lectotype

Station:

141

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Family:

Brissidae

Genus:

Brissopsis

Species:

Brissopsis lyrifera Mortensen

Subspecies:

Brissopsis lyrifera capensis

Station/Area Information

Station:

141

Date collected:

17/12/1873

Area:

South of Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

98 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-34.68

Decimal Longitude:

18.60

Surface Temperature:

66.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

49.5°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green sand

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

66.2°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

65.3°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

63.9°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

59.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

54.9°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

52.8°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

51.4°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

50.3°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

49.6°F

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