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Sea cucumber

NH:1899.114.658

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Plesiocolochirus challengeri

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 September 1874 - 8 September 1874

Form:

Fluid

Station:

186

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Order:

Dendrochirotida

Family:

Cucumariidae

Genus:

Plesiocolochirus Cherbonnier, 1946

Species:

Plesiocolochirus challengeri (Théel, 1886)

Station/Area Information

Station:

186

Date collected:

08/09/1874

Area:

Wednesday Island (off), Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

8 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.50

Decimal Longitude:

142.30

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

Labelled as: Acolochirus challengeri (Theel)
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