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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.34

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Scientific name:

Dentalium longitrorsum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

11 September 1874 - 11 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

189

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium longitrorsum Reeve

Station/Area Information

Station:

189

Date collected:

11/09/1874

Area:

South of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Arafura Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

25 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-9.60

Decimal Longitude:

137.83

Surface Temperature:

79°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Green mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02269

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