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Scientific name:

Argonauta argo

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Argonautidae

Genus:

Argonauta

Species:

Argonauta argo (L., 1758)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Area:

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

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