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263/1903/I/189

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Psilaster acuminatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 June 1874 - 24 June 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

167

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 225-228

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Psilaster Sladen, 1885

Species:

Psilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889

Station/Area Information

Station:

167

Date collected:

24/06/1874

Area:

North-West of Port Hardy, New Zealand

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-39.53

Decimal Longitude:

171.80

Gear:

Trawl

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