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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.4-6

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Scientific name:

Dentalium capillosum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

30 June 1873 - 30 June 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

73

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium capillosum Jeffreys, 1876

Station/Area Information

Station:

73

Date collected:

30/06/1873

Area:

West of the Azores, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

1000 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.50

Decimal Longitude:

-31.23

Surface Temperature:

69°F

Bottom Temperature:

39.4°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02883

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

59.8°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

57°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

54°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

49°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

45.5°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

43.4°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

41°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

39.4°F

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