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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Pholidaster squamatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 November 1874 - 2 November 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

204

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 427-429

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Forcipulatida

Family:

Zoroasteridae

Genus:

Pholidaster Sladen, 1889

Species:

Pholidaster squamatus Sladen, 1889

Station/Area Information

Station:

204

Date collected:

02/11/1874

Area:

Philippine Islands

Water body:

Sibuyan Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

705 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

12.47

Decimal Longitude:

122.25

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02148

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