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Starfish

263/1903/R/216

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Freyella heroina

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 June 1875 - 28 June 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

244

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 643-645

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Brisingida

Family:

Freyellidae

Genus:

Freyella Perrier, 1885

Species:

Freyella heroina Sladen, 1889

Station/Area Information

Station:

244

Date collected:

28/06/1875

Area:

Mid-North Pacific, between Yeddo and San Francisco

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

2900 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

35.37

Decimal Longitude:

169.88

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02777

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02419

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

61°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

59.2°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

57.6°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

56.2°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

54.9°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

53.3°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

51.7°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

49.8°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

48°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

44.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

43.1°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40.4°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

38.9°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.4°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.5°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.3°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.3°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.3°F

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