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Mollusc

MANCH-549952

Holding institution:

Donor:

The British Museum (Natural History) (Donation, 1899)

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Rissoa costata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 February 1873 - 10 February 1873

Form:

dry

Type status:

Yes

Station:

VII p

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Littorinimorpha

Family:

Rissoidae

Genus:

Rissoa

Species:

Rissoa costata

Station/Area Information

Station:

VII p

Date collected:

10/02/1873

Area:

Africa, Canary Islands (to Spain), Tenerife, (North Africa (AF1)), 'Challenger' station 7 (precise station unclear) (/2/1873), grid ref approximate (29 N, 16 E)

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

78 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

28.58

Decimal Longitude:

-16.08

Surface Temperature:

64°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

Notes:

Station inferred from location
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