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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Styracaster horridus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 April 1876 - 6 April 1876

Form:

Dry

Station:

346

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 150-152

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Porcellanasteridae

Genus:

Styracaster Sladen, 1883

Species:

Styracaster horridus Sladen, 1883

Station/Area Information

Station:

346

Date collected:

06/04/1876

Area:

Between the Guinea coast of Africa and the Island of Ascension

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

2350 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-2.70

Decimal Longitude:

-14.68

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02838

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02275

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

82°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

78.1°F

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

71.5°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

62.2°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

57.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

56.3°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

56.1°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

55.9°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

55.7°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

55.3°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

54.7°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

54°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

53.4°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

52.6°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

52°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

51.3°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

50.6°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

49.9°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

49.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

48.7°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

47.4°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

45.9°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

44.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

43.3°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40.8°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39.5°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

38.9°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

38.5°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

37.5°F

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