South Atlantic Benchmark Program, station data, 1977

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This binder contains a computer printout of station data from the South Atlantic Benchmark Program (SABP). Records date from 2 February to 14 November 1977. Fields include latitude/longitude, gear, sample depth, station number, sample number, collection date, water temperature, sediment type (bottom type), salinity, shelf region, sample depth stratum, time collected, sample volume, phi scale classes % composition, and dissolved oxygen. Geographic coordinates for station positions are approximately within latitude 29° to 34°N and longitude 77° to 81° W. Gear includes macroepifaunal trawl, box core, 202 micrometer zooplankton, and 505 micrometer zooplankton.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 11, 1977

End Date

Nov 14, 1977

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Fishes at (301) 238-1736 to make an appointment.


  • Oceans
  • Oceanography


Atlantic Ocean


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007220

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), collected notes, lists, catalogs, illustrations, and records on fishes, circa 1835-1974 and undated

Physical Description

1 binder

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Fishes