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Brittle star

I.77120

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Natural History) 18.11.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Ophiura ljungmani

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 May 1873 - 6 May 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

46

Citations:

[Challenger] Report Pt. 14, p. 43.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiuridae

Genus:

Ophiura Lamarck, 1801

Species:

Ophiura ljungmani (Lyman, 1878)

Synonyms:

Ophioglypha lepida

Station/Area Information

Station:

46

Date collected:

06/05/1873

Area:

East of New York, U.S.A.

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

21

Depth (Fathoms):

1350 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

40.28

Decimal Longitude:

-66.80

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02586

Notes:

Lot of specimens
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