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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2632-2633

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Scientific name:

Venus Chione recognita

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

30 January 1875 - 30 January 1875

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

212

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Veneridae

Genus:

Venus Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus:

Venus Chione

Species:

Venus Chione recognita Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

212

Date collected:

30/01/1875

Area:

south of the Island of Mindanao, Philippines

Water body:

Celebes Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

10 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

6.90

Decimal Longitude:

122.30

Surface Temperature:

83°F

Gear:

Dredge & Trawl

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

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