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NH:1899.114.569

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ophiactis asperula

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 January 1876 - 28 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

315

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiactidae

Genus:

Ophiactis Lütken, 1856

Species:

Ophiactis asperula (Philippi, 1858)

Synonyms:

Ophiolepis asperula

Station/Area Information

Station:

315

Date collected:

26/01/1876

Area:

Falkland Islands, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

5-12 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-51.67

Decimal Longitude:

-57.83

Gear:

Dredge

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