HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

NHMUK-1890.4.14.173-175

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Scientific name:

Mytilus edulis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 February 1876 - 26 February 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

322

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Mytiloida

Family:

Mytilidae

Genus:

Mytilus

Species:

Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758

Station/Area Information

Station:

322

Date collected:

26/02/1876

Area:

Off Montevideo, Uruguay

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

21 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-35.33

Decimal Longitude:

-53.70

Surface Temperature:

71.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

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