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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1674

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Scientific name:

Cerithium Vertagus martinianum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 March 1875 - 10 March 1875

Form:

Dry

Station:

219

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Caenogastropoda

Family:

Cerithiidae

Genus:

Cerithium

Subgenus:

Cerithium Vertagus

Species:

Cerithium Vertagus martinianum Pfeiffer

Station/Area Information

Station:

219

Date collected:

10/03/1875

Area:

Tracey Island, Nares Harbour, Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Decimal Latitude:

-1.90

Decimal Longitude:

146.66

Surface Temperature:

84°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02203

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