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Brittle star

263/1903/R/657

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Ophiomitrella

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

12 June 1874 - 12 June 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

164

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophiomitrella Verrill, 1899

Station/Area Information

Station:

164

Date collected:

12/06/1874

Area:

East of Sydney, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

950 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-34.13

Decimal Longitude:

152.00

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02518

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