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Starfish

263/1903/R/672

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Diplopteraster verrucosus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

20 January 1876 - 20 January 1876

Form:

Dry

Station:

313

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 478-479

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Velatida

Family:

Pterasteridae

Genus:

Diplopteraster Verrill, 1880

Species:

Diplopteraster verrucosus (Sladen, 1882)

Station/Area Information

Station:

313

Date collected:

20/01/1876

Area:

Near Entrance to Strait of Magellan, Chile, South America

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

55 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.33

Decimal Longitude:

-67.65

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02567

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02562

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