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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Freyella fragilissima

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 December 1873 - 29 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

146

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 626-629

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Brisingida

Family:

Freyellidae

Genus:

Freyella Perrier, 1885

Species:

Freyella fragilissima Sladen, 1889

Station/Area Information

Station:

146

Date collected:

29/12/1873

Area:

Between Marion Island, South Africa and the Crozet Islands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

1375 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.77

Decimal Longitude:

45.52

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02759

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02675

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

41.1°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.6°F

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