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Starfish

263/1903/I/262

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Henricia simplex

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 January 1876 - 10 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

310

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 547-548

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Spinulosida

Family:

Echinasteridae

Genus:

Henricia Gray, 1840

Species:

Henricia simplex (Sladen, 1889)

Station/Area Information

Station:

310

Date collected:

10/01/1876

Area:

Gulf of Penas, Chile to Sandy Point through Magellan Strait

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

400 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-51.46

Decimal Longitude:

-74.05

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02589

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02013

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