HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

NHMUK-1889.2.13.10

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Scientific name:

Montacuta

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

13 June 1874 - 13 June 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

164B

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Montacutidae

Genus:

Montacuta Turton, 1822

Station/Area Information

Station:

164B

Date collected:

13/06/1874

Area:

Off the coast of New South Wales, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

410 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-34.22

Decimal Longitude:

151.63

Surface Temperature:

69°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Green mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02512

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