HMS Challenger
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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.346

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Scientific name:

Gaza daedala

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 August 1874 - 3 August 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

174

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Family:

Margaritidae

Genus:

Gaza

Species:

Gaza daedala Watson, 1879

Station/Area Information

Station:

174

Date collected:

03/08/1874

Area:

Kandavu, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

610 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-19.10

Decimal Longitude:

178.24

Surface Temperature:

77°F

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

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