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Starfish

263/1903/R/50/2

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Hymenaster glaucus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

4 June 1875 - 4 June 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

235

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 505-506

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Velatida

Family:

Pterasteridae

Genus:

Hymenaster Thomson, 1873

Species:

Hymenaster glaucus Sladen, 1882

Station/Area Information

Station:

235

Date collected:

04/06/1875

Area:

South of Omae saki, off Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

565 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.12

Decimal Longitude:

138.00

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02753

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

71.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

66.4°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

63.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

60.5°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

57.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

54.7°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

51.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

48°F

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