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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.71

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Scientific name:

Cadulus colubridens

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 July 1874 - 10 July 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

169

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Gadilida

Family:

Gadilidae

Genus:

Cadulus

Species:

Cadulus colubridens Watson, 1879

Station/Area Information

Station:

169

Date collected:

10/07/1874

Area:

N E point of New Zealand

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

700 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-37.57

Decimal Longitude:

179.37

Surface Temperature:

58.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

40°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02777

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

55.2°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

46.7°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

44.8°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

43°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

41.5°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

40°F

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