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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.546

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ophiolebes scorteus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

145A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophiolebes Lyman, 1878

Species:

Ophiolebes scorteus Lyman, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

145A

Date collected:

27/12/1873

Area:

Prince Edward Islands, South Africa (off)

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

310 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.68

Decimal Longitude:

38.17

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0269

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