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Starfish

263/1903/R/602

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Freyastera tuberculata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

23 July 1873 - 23 July 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

89

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 638-640

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Brisingida

Family:

Freyellidae

Genus:

Freyastera Perrier, 1885

Species:

Freyastera tuberculata (Sladen, 1889)

Station/Area Information

Station:

89

Date collected:

23/07/1873

Area:

Between the Canary and Cape Verde islands

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

2400 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

22.30

Decimal Longitude:

-22.03

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02532

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

64°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

56°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

50.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

47°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

44.5°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

43°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

41°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

36.8°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

36.7°F

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