HMS Challenger
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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.27-28

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Scientific name:

Dentalium circumcinctum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 May 1873 - 29 May 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

56

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium circumcinctum Watson, 1879

Station/Area Information

Station:

56

Date collected:

29/05/1873

Area:

Off Bermuda, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

1075 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

32.15

Decimal Longitude:

-64.99

Surface Temperature:

72.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

38.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

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