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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.553

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Amphiura acacia

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

4 June 1875 - 4 June 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

235

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Amphiuridae

Genus:

Amphiura Fell, 1962

Species:

Amphiura acacia Lyman, 1879

Station/Area Information

Station:

235

Date collected:

04/06/1875

Area:

Nagoya (off), Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

565 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.12

Decimal Longitude:

138.00

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02753

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

71.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

66.4°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

63.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

60.5°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

57.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

54.7°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

51.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

48°F

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