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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.604

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Trustees of the)

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Amphiophiura bullata bullata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 June 1873 - 17 June 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

61

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiuridae

Genus:

Amphiophiura Matsumoto, 1915

Species:

Amphiophiura bullata (Thomson, 1878)

Subspecies:

Amphiophiura bullata bullata

Synonyms:

Amphiophiura bullata

Station/Area Information

Station:

61

Date collected:

17/06/1873

Area:

North Western Atlantic Basin

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

2850 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.90

Decimal Longitude:

-56.63

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02551

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

67.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

66°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

65°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

64°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

63°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

60.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

53.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

46.5°F

Notes:

Previous name: Ophioglypha bullata Wyville Thomson
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