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NH:1899.114.520

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Bathybiaster loripes obesus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Fluid

Station:

149H

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Bathybiaster Danielssen & Koren, 1882

Species:

Bathybiaster loripes Sladen, 1889

Subspecies:

Bathybiaster loripes obesus

Station/Area Information

Station:

149H

Date collected:

29/01/1874

Area:

Cumberland Bay, Kerguelen, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

127 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-48.75

Decimal Longitude:

69.23

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

Misspelt as 'obesa'
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