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Sea snail

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Scientific name:

Murex dentifer

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 September 1874 - 29 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

194

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Muricidae

Genus:

Murex

Species:

Murex dentifer Watson, 1883

Station/Area Information

Station:

194

Date collected:

29/09/1874

Area:

Banda Island, Off Arrou/Aru Island, Indonesia

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

200-360 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-4.57

Decimal Longitude:

129.96

Surface Temperature:

83°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

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