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Sea snail

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Licence:

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Scientific name:

Watsonia elegans

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 September 1874 - 8 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

186

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Littorinimorpha

Family:

Caecidae

Genus:

Watsonia de Folin, 1880

Species:

Watsonia elegans de Folin, 1880

Station/Area Information

Station:

186

Date collected:

08/09/1874

Area:

Off Wednesday Island, Cape York, North-east Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

8 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.50

Decimal Longitude:

142.30

Surface Temperature:

77.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

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