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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Cosmasterias lurida

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 January 1876 - 2 January 1876

Form:

Dry

Station:

306A

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 578

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Forcipulatida

Family:

Stichasteridae

Genus:

Cosmasterias Sladen, 1889

Species:

Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)

Station/Area Information

Station:

306A

Date collected:

02/01/1876

Area:

Messier Channel, between Wellington Island and West Coast of Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

345 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-48.45

Decimal Longitude:

-74.50

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02657

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

49.3°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

47.2°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

46.8°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

46.2°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

46°F

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