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Bivalve

NHMUK-1889.11.11.141-142

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Scientific name:

Cardita astartoides

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

20 January 1874 - 20 January 1874

Form:

Fluid

Station:

149D

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Carditoida

Family:

Carditidae

Genus:

Cardita Bruguière, 1792

Species:

Cardita astartoides Martens, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

149D

Date collected:

20/01/1874

Area:

Howes Foreland, Kerguelen Island

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

95 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-49.47

Decimal Longitude:

70.22

Surface Temperature:

41°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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