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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM15 (V1517)
Sample: 153SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: 25.025
Longitude: -77.7833
Water Depth(m): 2369 to 2356
Date: 19590621
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Pteropods and ostracods are the major constituents of this organism rich trawl. Forams and some radiolaria are next in relative abundance. About 25% of the sample is limey cement which loosely binds the mass together. There are some bryozoans.