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Starfish

263/1903/R/593

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Freyella fragilissima

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 February 1874 - 26 February 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

156

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:

156

Date collected:

26/02/1874

Area:

Near the Antarctic Circle

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

1975 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-62.43

Decimal Longitude:

95.73

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02721

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

31.9°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

34°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

34°F

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