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Sea urchin

ECH-2953

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Licence:

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Scientific name:

Brisaster kerguelenensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Citations:

http://mczbase.mcz.harvard.edu/SpecimenUsage.cfm?publication_id=14898

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Hubert Lyman Clark

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Spatangoida

Family:

Schizasteridae

Genus:

Brisaster Gray, 1855

Species:

Brisaster kerguelenensis H.L. Clark, 1917

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Area:

French Southern & Antarctic Lands, Kerguelen Islands, off London River

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

110 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-48.82

Decimal Longitude:

69.33

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