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Brittle star

I.76615

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Natural History) 18.11.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Ophiomitra normani

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

12 May 1875 - 12 May 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

232

Citations:

[Challenger] Report Pt. 14, p. 208.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophiomitra Lyman, 1869

Species:

Ophiomitra normani

Station/Area Information

Station:

232

Date collected:

12/05/1875

Area:

Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

345 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

35.18

Decimal Longitude:

139.47

Gear:

Dredge & Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02485

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

62.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

58.8°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

55.4°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

53°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

51.4°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

48.7°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

47.4°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

46.1°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

45°F

Notes:

Lot of specimens
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