HMS Challenger
Home  /  Dentalium entalis agile (Dentalium entalis/Dentalium/Dentaliida/Dentaliida/Scaphopoda/Mollusca/Animalia)

Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.17

Holding institution:

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Dentalium entalis agile

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 April 1876 - 3 April 1876

Form:

Dry

Station:

344

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium entalis Sars, 1872

Subspecies:

Dentalium entalis agile

Station/Area Information

Station:

344

Date collected:

03/04/1876

Area:

Off Ascension Island

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

420 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-7.91

Decimal Longitude:

-14.47

Surface Temperature:

82°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0232

Missing image