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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Diplasterias meridionalis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

149E

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 569

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Forcipulatida

Family:

Asteriidae

Genus:

Diplasterias Perrier, 1891

Species:

Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875)

Station/Area Information

Station:

149E

Date collected:

21/01/1874

Area:

Kerguelen Island, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

30 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-49.62

Decimal Longitude:

70.27

Gear:

Dredge

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