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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Crossaster penicillatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 October 1873 - 17 October 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

135C

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 446-447

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Valvatida

Family:

Solasteridae

Genus:

Crossaster Müller & Troschel, 1840

Species:

Crossaster penicillatus Sladen, 1889

Station/Area Information

Station:

135C

Date collected:

17/10/1873

Area:

Off Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

110 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-37.43

Decimal Longitude:

-12.48

Gear:

Dredge

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