HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

NHMUK-1890.4.14.171

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Scientific name:

Mactra achatina

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 March 1875 - 31 March 1875

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Mactridae

Genus:

Mactra Linnaeus, 1767

Species:

Mactra achatina Chemnitz

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

1 March 1875 - 31 March 1875

Area:

Admiralty Islands, north-east of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

16-25 fathoms

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