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Brittle star

NHMUK-1937.4.8.17-20

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Scientific name:

Ophioglypha bullata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 June 1873 - 17 June 1873

Station:

61

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Genus:

Ophioglypha

Species:

Ophioglypha bullata Wyv. Thomas

Station/Area Information

Station:

61

Date collected:

17/06/1873

Area:

Northwestern Atlantic Basin

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

2850 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.90

Decimal Longitude:

-56.63

Surface Temperature:

71°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.2°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02551

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

67.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

66°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

65°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

64°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

63°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

60.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

53.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

46.5°F

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