Plate III. Second Cruise of H.M.S. PORCUPINE -1869. Published in "The Depths
of the Sea" by C. Wyville Thomson in 1873. Prolific life forms were brought to
the surface from dredge station 37 in 2435 fathoms depth exploding forever the
300-fathom azoic theory of Edward Forbes and paving the way for the British
Government to support the CHALLENGER Expedition.