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Sea snail

NHMUK-1890.4.14.131

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Scientific name:

Capulus compressus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

11 January 1876 - 11 January 1876

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype;Syntype

Station:

311

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Littorinimorpha

Family:

Capulidae

Genus:

Capulus

Species:

Capulus compressus Smith, 1891

Station/Area Information

Station:

311

Date collected:

11/01/1876

Area:

South of Queen Adelaide Archipelago, Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

245 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.76

Decimal Longitude:

-73.77

Surface Temperature:

50°F

Bottom Temperature:

46°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02596

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02011

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