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Starfish

263/1903/I/171

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Astropecten brevispinus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

12 May 1875 - 12 May 1875

Form:

Dry

Station:

232

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 198-200

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Astropecten Gray, 1840

Species:

Astropecten brevispinus Sladen, 1883

Station/Area Information

Station:

232

Date collected:

12/05/1875

Area:

South of Jeddo, Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

345 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

35.18

Decimal Longitude:

139.47

Gear:

Dredge & Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02485

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

62.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

58.8°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

55.4°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

53°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

51.4°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

48.7°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

47.4°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

46.1°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

45°F

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