HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2739-2740

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Scientific name:

Verticordia australiensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

31 August 1874 - 31 August 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

185

Taxonomy

Genus:

Verticordia

Species:

Verticordia australiensis Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

185

Date collected:

31/08/1874

Area:

East of Cape York, North Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

135 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-11.59

Decimal Longitude:

144.03

Surface Temperature:

77°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

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