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Starfish

263/1903/I/271

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Aphelasterias japonica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 May 1875 - 17 May 1875

Form:

Dry

Station:

233

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Forcipulatida

Family:

Asteriidae

Genus:

Aphelasterias Fisher, 1923

Species:

Aphelasterias japonica (Bell, 1881)

Station/Area Information

Station:

233

Date collected:

17/05/1875

Area:

Isumi-nada (gulf), Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

8 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.65

Decimal Longitude:

135.23

Gear:

Dredge

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