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Scientific name:

Plaxiphora simplex

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 October 1873 - 17 October 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

135C

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Polyplacophora

Order:

Chitonida

Family:

Mopaliidae

Genus:

Plaxiphora Gray, 1847

Species:

Plaxiphora simplex Carpenter, MS

Station/Area Information

Station:

135C

Date collected:

17/10/1873

Area:

Nightingale Island (Tristan da Cunha Island), British Oversea Territory

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

100-150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-37.43

Decimal Longitude:

-12.48

Surface Temperature:

54°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coarse shells

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