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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2974

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Scientific name:

Leda ensicula

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 April 1874 - 1 April 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

161

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Nuculanoida

Family:

Nuculanidae

Genus:

Leda Schumacher, 1817

Species:

Leda ensicula Angas, 1877

Station/Area Information

Station:

161

Date collected:

01/04/1874

Area:

Off the entrance to port Philip, South Australia

Water body:

Eastern Indian Ocean

FAO:

57

Depth (Fathoms):

33 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-38.38

Decimal Longitude:

144.61

Surface Temperature:

63.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Shelly sand

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