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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.617

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ophiomusium lymani

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 July 1873 - 3 July 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

76

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiolepididae

Genus:

Ophiomusium Lyman, 1869

Species:

Ophiomusium lymani Wyville Thomson, 1873

Station/Area Information

Station:

76

Date collected:

03/07/1873

Area:

Portugal (coast of)

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

900 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.18

Decimal Longitude:

-27.15

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02876

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02559

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

53.6°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

49.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

47.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

45.2°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

43.1°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

41.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

40°F

Notes:

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