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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2696

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Scientific name:

Circe obliquissima

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 September 1874 - 8 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

186

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Veneridae

Genus:

Circe Schumacher, 1817

Species:

Circe obliquissima Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

186

Date collected:

08/09/1874

Area:

Off Wednesday Island, Cape York, North 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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