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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Arca Barbatia pteroessa

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

7 March 1873 - 7 March 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

16

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Arcoida

Family:

Arcidae

Genus:

Arca Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus:

Arca Barbatia

Species:

Arca Barbatia pteroessa Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

16

Date collected:

07/03/1873

Area:

Mid North Atlantic, East of the West Indies

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

2435 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

20.65

Decimal Longitude:

-50.55

Surface Temperature:

74°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02959

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02568

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