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Sea cucumber (Laetmogone wyvillethompsoni)

Description

Notes: As of the 11th of March 2014 in the Grant Museum all material labelled ÔÇÿChallengerÔÇÖ has been grouped under the subcollection HMS Challenger Expedition assuming that Challenger refers to the 1872-1876 scientific expedition. It is unknown if these specimens came to the Grant Museum at one time or if there was a number of specimens that came to the museum over a period of years.

Citations: Illustrated in PLATE XI and PLATE XII, The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Zoology. Report on the HOLOTHURIOIDEA dredged by HMS Challenger during the years 1873-1876. By Hjalmar Theel. Part I.