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Mollusc

NHMUK-1887.2.9.546-547

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Scientific name:

Murex Phyllonotus zelandicus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

15 July 1874 - 15 July 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

171

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Muricidae

Genus:

Murex

Subgenus:

Murex Phyllonotus

Species:

Murex Phyllonotus zelandicus Quoy and Gaimard

Station/Area Information

Station:

171

Date collected:

15/07/1874

Area:

North of Kermadec Island, Kermadec Islands

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

600 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-28.55

Decimal Longitude:

-177.83

Surface Temperature:

66.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

39.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

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