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Brittle star

I.76620

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Natural History) 18.11.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Ophiomyxa australis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 April 1874 - 2 April 1874

Form:

Fluid

Station:

162

Citations:

[Challenger] Report Pt. 14, p. 246.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiomyxidae

Genus:

Ophiomyxa Müller & Troschel, 1840

Species:

Ophiomyxa australis Lütken, 1869

Synonyms:

Ophiodera brevispina

Station/Area Information

Station:

162

Date collected:

02/04/1874

Area:

Off E. Moncoeur Island, Bass Strait, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

57

Depth (Fathoms):

38 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-39.18

Decimal Longitude:

146.62

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

Lot of specimens
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