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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM15 (V1518)
Sample: 159SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: 23.0583
Longitude: -78.5633
Water Depth(m): 3 to 3
Date: 19590629
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: This trawl is characterized by clean, white organic sand, by large calcareous coated gastropods, and by seaweed strands. The sand is fine to coarse grained generally with some larger pieces about 1 cm in size. Bryozoans, forams, pelecypod, gastropods, an