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Sea snail

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Scientific name:

Trochus Omphalius hotessierianus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 September 1873 - 10 September 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

122

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Family:

Trochidae

Genus:

Trochus

Subgenus:

Trochus Omphalius

Species:

Trochus Omphalius hotessierianus D'Orbigny

Station/Area Information

Station:

122

Date collected:

10/09/1873

Area:

Barra Grande, off Pernambuco, Brazil

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

350 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-9.08

Decimal Longitude:

-34.83

Surface Temperature:

77.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

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