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Sea cucumber

NH:1899.114.639

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Pseudostichopus mollis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

11 January 1876 - 11 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

311

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Order:

Aspidochirotida

Family:

Synallactidae

Genus:

Pseudostichopus Théel, 1886

Species:

Pseudostichopus mollis Théel, 1886

Station/Area Information

Station:

311

Date collected:

11/01/1876

Area:

South of Queen Adelaide Archipelago, Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

245 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.76

Decimal Longitude:

-73.77

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02596

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02011

Notes:

2 parts. L.Beschus: possible type based on H.M.S. Challenger Report XXXIX page 169.
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