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Scientific name:

Lophelia pertusa

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 August 1873 - 31 August 1873

Form:

dry

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Cnidaria

Class:

Anthozoa

Order:

Scleractinia

Family:

Caryophylliidae

Genus:

Lophelia

Species:

Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:

Lophelia prolifera

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

28 August 1873 - 31 August 1873

Area:

Off st Paul Rocks

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

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