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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.606

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Trustees of the)

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ophiocten amitinum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

11 February 1874 - 11 February 1874

Form:

Fluid

Station:

152

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiuridae

Genus:

Ophiocten Lütken, 1855

Species:

Ophiocten amitinum Lyman, 1878

Station/Area Information

Station:

152

Date collected:

11/02/1874

Area:

Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctic

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

1260 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-60.87

Decimal Longitude:

80.33

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02721

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

34°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

33.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

32.2°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

32°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

35°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

35.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

35.3°F

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