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Sponge

I.31420

Holding institution:

Donor:

Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History) 07.02.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Hamacantha Vomerula esperioides

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

18 December 1873 - 18 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

142

Citations:

[Challenger] Report Pt. 59, p. 60.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Porifera

Class:

Demospongiae

Order:

Merliida

Family:

Hamacanthidae

Genus:

Hamacantha Gray, 1867

Subgenus:

Hamacantha Vomerula

Species:

Hamacantha Vomerula esperioides Ridley & Dendy, 1886

Synonyms:

Vomerula esperioides

Station/Area Information

Station:

142

Date collected:

18/12/1873

Area:

Agulhas Bank off Cape Town, South Africa

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-35.07

Decimal Longitude:

18.62

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02796

Notes:

Single specimen
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