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Echinoderm

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Scientific name:

Ophiomusium lymani

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

21 May 1873 - 21 May 1873

Station:

50

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Genus:

Ophiomusium

Species:

Ophiomusium lymani

Station/Area Information

Station:

50

Date collected:

21/05/1873

Area:

South of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Depth (Fathoms):

1250 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

42.13

Decimal Longitude:

-63.65

Surface Temperature:

45°F

Bottom Temperature:

38°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.0274

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02602

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

45.2°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

41.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

39.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.1°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.6°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37°F

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