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Brittle star

I.77045

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Natural History) 18.11.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Ophiacantha rosea

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

145

Citations:

[Challenger] Report Pt. 14, p. 184.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842

Species:

Ophiacantha rosea Lyman, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

145

Date collected:

27/12/1873

Area:

Prince Edward Island, South Africa

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

310 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.72

Decimal Longitude:

38.08

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

Lot of specimens
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