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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Ophidiaster hemprichi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 August 1874 - 1 August 1874

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Valvatida

Family:

Ophidiasteridae

Genus:

Ophidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836

Species:

Ophidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

1 August 1874

Area:

Off Kandavu, Fiji Islands

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

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