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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.557

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Amphiura Amphiura atlantica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 December 1873 - 17 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

141

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Amphiuridae

Genus:

Amphiura Fell, 1962

Subgenus:

Amphiura Amphiura

Species:

Amphiura Amphiura atlantica Ljungman, 1867

Synonyms:

Amphiura atlantica

Station/Area Information

Station:

141

Date collected:

17/12/1873

Area:

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (south)

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

98 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-34.68

Decimal Longitude:

18.60

Gear:

Dredge

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

66.2°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

65.3°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

63.9°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

59.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

54.9°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

52.8°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

51.4°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

50.3°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

49.6°F

Notes:

Previous name: Amphiura dilatata Lyman
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