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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.552

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ophiothamnus vicarius

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

15 March 1873 - 15 March 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

23

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophiothamnus Koehler, 1906

Species:

Ophiothamnus vicarius Lyman, 1869

Station/Area Information

Station:

23

Date collected:

15/03/1873

Area:

Sombrero Island (south)

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

18.40

Decimal Longitude:

-63.47

Gear:

Dredge

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