HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.3004

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Scientific name:

Malletia obtusa

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

7 May 1873 - 7 May 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

47

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Nuculanoida

Family:

Malletiidae

Genus:

Malletia Desmoulins, 1832

Species:

Malletia obtusa Sars

Station/Area Information

Station:

47

Date collected:

07/05/1873

Area:

Off coast between New York, USA and Halifax, Canada

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Depth (Fathoms):

1340 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

41.23

Decimal Longitude:

-65.75

Surface Temperature:

42°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0259

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