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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Pectinaster filholi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 May 1873 - 3 May 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

45

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 43-47

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Notomyotida

Family:

Benthopectenidae

Genus:

Pectinaster Perrier, 1885

Species:

Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

45

Date collected:

03/05/1873

Area:

Off the coast of N America, East of Delaware

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Depth (Fathoms):

1240 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.57

Decimal Longitude:

-72.17

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02618

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

51.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

43.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

40.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.1°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38°F

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