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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Cheiraster Cheiraster sepitus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 July 1873 - 11 July 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 52-55

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Notomyotida

Family:

Benthopectinidae

Genus:

Cheiraster Studer, 1883

Subgenus:

Cheiraster Cheiraster

Species:

Cheiraster Cheiraster sepitus (Verrill, 1885)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

3 July 1873 - 11 July 1873

Area:

Between Sao Miguel and Pico, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

900-2025 fathoms

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