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Brittle star

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Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ophiocantha sentosa

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 November 1875 - 17 November 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

298

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophiocantha Müller & Troschel, 1842

Species:

Ophiocantha sentosa Lyman, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

298

Date collected:

17/11/1875

Area:

Valparaiso (south west of), Chile, South America

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

2225 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-34.12

Decimal Longitude:

-73.93

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02546

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

55.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

52.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

50.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

49.6°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

48.3°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

47.2°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

46.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

45.1°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

44.1°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

43.2°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

42.4°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

41.9°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40.3°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

39.5°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.1°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.7°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36.5°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

36.1°F

Temperature at 1600 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1700 fathoms:

35.9°F

Temperature at 1800 fathoms:

35.9°F

Temperature at 1900 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 2000 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 2100 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 2225 fathoms:

35.6°F

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