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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2642

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Scientific name:

Venus Chione mindanensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 October 1874 - 26 October 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

201

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Veneridae

Genus:

Venus Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus:

Venus Chione

Species:

Venus Chione mindanensis Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

201

Date collected:

26/10/1874

Area:

Off the west coast of Mindanao, Philippine Islands, Philippines

Water body:

Celebes Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

82 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

7.05

Decimal Longitude:

121.80

Surface Temperature:

83°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Stones and gravel

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02167

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