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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.14

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Scientific name:

Dentalium entalis striolatum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

20 May 1873 - 20 May 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

49

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium entalis Sars, 1872

Subspecies:

Dentalium entalis striolatum

Station/Area Information

Station:

49

Date collected:

20/05/1873

Area:

South of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Depth (Fathoms):

85 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

43.05

Decimal Longitude:

-63.65

Surface Temperature:

40.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

35°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Gravel and stones

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02606

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02534

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

35.2°F

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