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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Lima Limatula pygmaea

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

145

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Family:

Limida

Family:

Limidae

Genus:

Lima

Subgenus:

Lima Limatula

Species:

Lima Limatula pygmaea Philippi, 1845

Station/Area Information

Station:

145

Date collected:

27/12/1873

Area:

Off Prince Edward Island, South Africa, Prince Edward Islands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

100 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.72

Decimal Longitude:

38.08

Surface Temperature:

41°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

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