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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.708

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Scientific name:

Fusus Sipho pyrrhostoma

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 December 1873 - 17 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

141

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Fasciolariidae

Genus:

Fusus

Subgenus:

Fusus Sipho

Species:

Fusus Sipho pyrrhostoma Watson, 1882

Station/Area Information

Station:

141

Date collected:

17/12/1873

Area:

South of Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

98 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-34.68

Decimal Longitude:

18.60

Surface Temperature:

66.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

49.5°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green sand

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

66.2°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

65.3°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

63.9°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

59.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

54.9°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

52.8°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

51.4°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

50.3°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

49.6°F

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