HMS Challenger
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Tusk shell

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Scientific name:

Dentalium aegeum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

149G

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium aegeum Watson, 1879

Station/Area Information

Station:

149G

Date collected:

29/01/1874

Area:

Off London River, Kerguelen Island

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

110 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-48.83

Decimal Longitude:

69.30

Surface Temperature:

40.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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