HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

NHMUK-1887.2.9.3154

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Scientific name:

Mytilus meridionalis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 February 1874 - 2 February 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

150

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Mytiloida

Family:

Mytilidae

Genus:

Mytilus

Species:

Mytilus meridionalis Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

150

Date collected:

02/02/1874

Area:

South of Kerguelen Island

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.07

Decimal Longitude:

71.37

Surface Temperature:

37.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coarse gravel

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

35.2°F

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