HMS Challenger
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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2119

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Scientific name:

Actaeon austrinus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 April 1874 - 2 April 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

162

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Family:

Acteonidae

Genus:

Actaeon Ersch & Gruber, 1823

Species:

Actaeon austrinus (A. Adams, 1853)

Synonyms:

Actaeon austrinus

Station/Area Information

Station:

162

Date collected:

02/04/1874

Area:

Off East Moncoeur Island, Bass Strait, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

57

Depth (Fathoms):

38-40 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-39.18

Decimal Longitude:

146.62

Surface Temperature:

63.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Shelly sand

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