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Nautilus

NHMUK-1895.1.25.1

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Scientific name:

Nautilus pompilius

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 June 1874 - 24 June 1874

Form:

Fluid

Station:

173

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Nautilida

Family:

Nautilidae

Genus:

Nautilus

Species:

Nautilus pompilius L., 1758

Station/Area Information

Station:

173

Date collected:

24/07/1874

Area:

Off Matuku, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

315 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-19.16

Decimal Longitude:

179.70

Surface Temperature:

76°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

Notes:

The specimen was the only specimen of this species to be obtained by dredge or trawl during the voyage.
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