HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Malletia veneriformis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

4 April 1873 - 4 April 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

33

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Nuculanoida

Family:

Malletiidae

Genus:

Malletia Desmoulins, 1832

Species:

Malletia veneriformis Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

33

Date collected:

04/04/1873

Area:

Off Bermuda, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

435 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

32.36

Decimal Longitude:

-64.60

Surface Temperature:

68°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

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