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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2868-2870

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Scientific name:

Cardita astartoides

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 January 1874 - 31 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

149

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Carditoida

Family:

Carditidae

Genus:

Cardita Bruguière, 1792

Species:

Cardita astartoides Martens, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

149

Date collected:

09/01/1874

Area:

Royal Sound, Balfour Bay, Kerguelen Island

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

20-60 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-49.13

Decimal Longitude:

70.20

Surface Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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