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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Rosaster symbolicus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 September 1874 - 26 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

192

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 300-301

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Valvatida

Family:

Goniasteridae

Genus:

Rosaster Perrier, 1894

Species:

Rosaster symbolicus (Sladen, 1889)

Station/Area Information

Station:

192

Date collected:

26/09/1874

Area:

Banda Sea, between Kai (Kei) and Banda Islands, Indonesia

Water body:

Banda Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

140 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-5.82

Decimal Longitude:

132.24

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02252

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