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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Acodontaster elongatus obesus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 January 1874 - 2 February 1874

Form:

Dry

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 288-292

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Valvatida

Family:

Odontasteridae

Genus:

Acodontaster Verrill, 1899

Species:

Acodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)

Subspecies:

Acodontaster elongatus obesus

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

29 January 1874 - 2 February 1874

Area:

Kerguelen Island, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

127-150 fathoms

Notes:

From station 149H or 150
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