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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1850-1851

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Scientific name:

Fossarus ambiguus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 September 1873 - 2 September 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

113A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Caenogastropoda

Family:

Planaxidae

Genus:

Fossarus Philippi, 1841

Species:

Fossarus ambiguus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Station/Area Information

Station:

113A

Date collected:

01/09/1873

Area:

Anchorage off Fernando-Noronha, Brazil

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

7-25 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-3.78

Decimal Longitude:

-32.41

Surface Temperature:

78°F

Sediment sample:

Hard ground

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