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Mollusc

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Scientific name:

Murex Chicoreus monodon

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

9 September 1874 - 9 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

187

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Muricidae

Genus:

Murex

Subgenus:

Murex Chicoreus

Species:

Murex Chicoreus monodon Sowerby

Station/Area Information

Station:

187

Date collected:

09/09/1874

Area:

Cape York, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

6 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.60

Decimal Longitude:

141.92

Surface Temperature:

77.7°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02428

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