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Starfish

263/1903/B/164

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Dytaster grandis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 May 1873 - 3 May 1873

Form:

Dry

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 70-73

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Dytaster Sladen, 1889

Species:

Dytaster grandis (Verill, 1884)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

2 May 1873 - 3 May 1873

Area:

Off the coast of N America, East of Delaware

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

1240-1700 fathoms

Notes:

From station 44 or 45
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