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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.696

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Scientific name:

Fusus valedictus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

23 June 1874 - 23 June 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

166

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Fasciolariidae

Genus:

Fusus

Species:

Fusus valedictus Watson, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

166

Date collected:

23/06/1874

Area:

Off Cape Farewell, west of New Zealand

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

275 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-38.83

Decimal Longitude:

169.33

Surface Temperature:

58.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

50.8°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02772

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02644

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

58.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

54.7°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

52.7°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

50.8°F

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