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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Montacuta acuminata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

31 August 1874 - 31 August 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

185B

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Montacutidae

Genus:

Montacuta Turton, 1822

Species:

Montacuta acuminata Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

185B

Date collected:

31/08/1874

Area:

Raine Island, Cape York, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

155 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-11.64

Decimal Longitude:

143.99

Surface Temperature:

77°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

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