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Starfish

NH:1899.114.519

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Trustees of the)1899-08-08

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Astropecten scoparius

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 May 1875 - 17 May 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

233

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Astropecten Gray, 1840

Species:

Astropecten scoparius Müller & Troschel, 1842

Station/Area Information

Station:

233

Date collected:

17/05/1875

Area:

Kobé, Japan (off)

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

8 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.65

Decimal Longitude:

135.23

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

2 parts. Previous name: Astropecten japonicus Müller and Troschel
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