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263/1903/B/160

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Astropecten scoparius

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 May 1875 - 26 May 1875

Form:

Dry

Station:

233B

Citations:

Sladen, W.P (1889) Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S Challenger. Report on the ASTEROIDEA. Zoology Vol. XXX, Pg 205

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Astropecten Gray, 1840

Species:

Astropecten scoparius Müller & Troschel, 1842

Station/Area Information

Station:

233B

Date collected:

26/05/1875

Area:

Bingo Nada, Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

15 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.30

Decimal Longitude:

133.58

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02279

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