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Hydrozoan

NHMUK-1890.4.14.9

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Scientific name:

Hydractinia

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 April 1874 - 2 April 1874

Station:

163

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Cnidaria

Class:

Hydrozoa

Order:

Anthoathecata

Family:

Hydractiniidae

Genus:

Hydractinia Van Beneden, 1844

Station/Area Information

Station:

163

Date collected:

02/04/1874

Area:

Off Twofold Bay, Sydney, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Decimal Latitude:

-36.95

Decimal Longitude:

150.57

Surface Temperature:

72°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.5°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02809

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02481

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

65.2°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

59.3°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

54.9°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

51.4°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

49.2°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

47.6°F

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