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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2537a

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Scientific name:

Psammobia castrensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

22 July 1874 - 22 July 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

172

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Cardiida

Family:

Psammobiidae

Genus:

Psammobia

Species:

Psammobia castrensis (Spengler, 1794)

Station/Area Information

Station:

172

Date collected:

22/07/1874

Area:

Off Nukalofa, Tongatabu, Tonga

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

18 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-20.97

Decimal Longitude:

-175.15

Surface Temperature:

75°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

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