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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Oreaster clavatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 August 1873 - 1 August 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 346

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Valvatida

Family:

Oreasteridae

Genus:

Oreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842

Species:

Oreaster clavatus Müller & Troschel, 1842

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

1 August 1873

Area:

Off Port Praya, St Jago, Cape Verde

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

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