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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.692

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Scientific name:

Fusus Neptunea despectus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

13 January 1873 - 13 January 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

II

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Fasciolariidae

Genus:

Fusus

Subgenus:

Fusus Neptunea

Species:

Fusus Neptunea despectus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Station/Area Information

Station:

II

Date collected:

13/01/1873

Area:

South-west Lisbon, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

470 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.17

Decimal Longitude:

-9.23

Surface Temperature:

57°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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