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Brittle star

263/1903/R/596

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Ophiocamax fasciculata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

25 March 1873 - 25 March 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

24

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophiocamax Lyman, 1878

Species:

Ophiocamax fasciculata Lyman, 1883

Station/Area Information

Station:

24

Date collected:

25/03/1873

Area:

North West of St Thomas, Virgin Islands

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

390 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

18.64

Decimal Longitude:

-65.09

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

Cannot find in reports. However, it is down as from Challenger in the Biological journal of the Linnanean Society. Vol 6. No. 3, pp 179-243. September 1974.
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