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Sea snail

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Scientific name:

Fissurella picta

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 January 1876 - 26 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

315

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Family:

Fissurellidae

Genus:

Fissurella Bruguière, 1789

Species:

Fissurella picta (Gmelin)

Station/Area Information

Station:

315

Date collected:

26/01/1876

Area:

Port Stanley and Port William, Falkland Islands, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

12 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-51.67

Decimal Longitude:

-57.83

Surface Temperature:

50°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Sand and gravel

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