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263/1903/R/590

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Benthopecten spinosus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 May 1873 - 3 May 1873

Form:

Dry

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 10-11

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Notomyotida

Family:

Benthopectinidae

Genus:

Benthopecten Verrill, 1884

Species:

Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

2 May 1873 - 3 May 1873

Area:

Off the coast of N America, East of Delaware

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

1700-1240 fathoms

Notes:

From station 44 or 45.
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