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Brittle star

263/1903/R/658

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Ophiocten amitinum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

9 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Citations:

Lyman, T. (1882) Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S Challenger. Report on the OPHIUROIDEA. Zoology Vol. V, Pg 79-80

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiuridae

Genus:

Ophiocten Lütken, 1855

Species:

Ophiocten amitinum Lyman, 1878

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

9 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Area:

Christmas Harbour, Kerguelen, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

120 fathoms

Notes:

From station 149 - 149K
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