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Worm

NHMUK-1885.12.1.136

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Scientific name:

Hesione splendida

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

22 July 1874 - 22 July 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

172

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Order:

Phyllodocida

Family:

Hesionidae

Genus:

Hesione Savigny in Lamarck, 1818

Species:

Hesione splendida Savigny, 1817

Station/Area Information

Station:

172

Date collected:

22/07/1874

Area:

Off Nukualofa, Tongatabu, Tonga

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

18 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-20.97

Decimal Longitude:

-175.15

Surface Temperature:

75°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

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