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Scientific name:

Lepidopleurus dorsuosus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

145A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Polyplacophora

Order:

Lepidopleurida

Family:

Leptochitonidae

Genus:

Lepidopleurus Risso, 1826

Species:

Lepidopleurus dorsuosus Haddon, 1886

Station/Area Information

Station:

145A

Date collected:

27/12/1873

Area:

Off Prince Edward Island

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

310 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.68

Decimal Longitude:

38.17

Surface Temperature:

41.5°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0269

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