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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Malletia gigantea

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

19 January 1874 - 19 January 1874

Form:

Fluid

Station:

149C

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Nuculanoida

Family:

Malletiidae

Genus:

Malletia Desmoulins, 1832

Species:

Malletia gigantea (E. A. Smith, 1875)

Synonyms:

Solenella gigantea

Station/Area Information

Station:

149C

Date collected:

19/01/1874

Area:

Balfour Bay, Kerguelen Island

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

20-60 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-49.53

Decimal Longitude:

70.00

Surface Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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