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Sea snail

NHMUK-1889.11.11.155-157

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Scientific name:

Trochus Photinula expansus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 December 1873 - 26 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

144A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Family:

Trochidae

Genus:

Trochus

Subgenus:

Trochus Photinula

Species:

Trochus Photinula expansus Sowerby

Station/Area Information

Station:

144A

Date collected:

26/12/1873

Area:

Off Marion Island, South Africa

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

50-75 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.80

Decimal Longitude:

37.83

Surface Temperature:

41°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

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