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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Pteraster affinis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

13 January 1876 - 13 January 1876

Station:

312

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Velatida

Family:

Pterasteridae

Genus:

Pteraster Müller & Troschel, 1842

Species:

Pteraster affinis Smith, 1876

Station/Area Information

Station:

312

Date collected:

13/01/1876

Area:

Gulf of Penas, Chile to Sandy Point through Magellan Strait

Water body:

Magellan Strait

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

9 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-53.63

Decimal Longitude:

-70.93

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02271

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