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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.693

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Scientific name:

Fusus Neptunea mandarinus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 June 1874 - 27 June 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

167A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Fasciolariidae

Genus:

Fusus

Subgenus:

Fusus Neptunea

Species:

Fusus Neptunea mandarinus Duclos, 1831

Station/Area Information

Station:

167A

Date collected:

27/06/1874

Area:

Queen Charlotte Sound, near Long Island, New Zealand

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

10 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-41.07

Decimal Longitude:

174.32

Surface Temperature:

51.5°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Mud

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