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Sea cucumber

NH:1899.114.660

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Plesiocolochirus spinosus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 April 1874 - 12 June 1874

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Order:

Dendrochirotida

Family:

Cucumariidae

Genus:

Plesiocolochirus Cherbonnier, 1946

Species:

Plesiocolochirus spinosus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

6 April 1874 - 12 June 1874

Area:

Port Jackson, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

6-7 fathoms

Notes:

2 parts. Previous name: Colochirus spinosus (Quoy and Gaimard)
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