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Starfish

263/1903/I/234

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Tamaria megaloplax

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 September 1874 - 8 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

186

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Valvatida

Family:

Ophidiasteridae

Genus:

Tamaria Gray, 1840

Species:

Tamaria megaloplax (Bell, 1884)

Station/Area Information

Station:

186

Date collected:

08/09/1874

Area:

In Torres Strait, off Cape York, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

8 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.50

Decimal Longitude:

142.30

Gear:

Dredge

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