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Sea snail

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Scientific name:

Provocator pulcher

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

149J

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Family:

Volutidae

Genus:

Provocator Watson, 1882

Species:

Provocator pulcher Watson, 1882

Station/Area Information

Station:

149J

Date collected:

29/01/1874

Area:

Off Cumberland Bay, West Christmas Harbour, Kerguelen

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

105 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-48.72

Decimal Longitude:

69.25

Surface Temperature:

39°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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