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Starfish

263/1903/R/601

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Luidia avicularia

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 March 1875 - 10 March 1875

Form:

Dry

Station:

219

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 248-250

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Luidiidae

Genus:

Luidia Forbes, 1839

Species:

Luidia avicularia Fisher, 1913

Station/Area Information

Station:

219

Date collected:

10/03/1875

Area:

Off D'Entrecasteaux Reef, Admiralty Islands

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-1.90

Decimal Longitude:

146.66

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02203

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