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Sea cucumber

NH:1899.114.661

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Pentactella laevigata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 February 1874 - 7 February 1874

Form:

Fluid

Station:

150

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Order:

Dendrochirotida

Family:

Cucumariidae

Genus:

Pentactella Verrill, 1876

Species:

Pentactella laevigata Verrill, 1876

Synonyms:

Pseudocnus laevigatus

Station/Area Information

Station:

150

Date collected:

02/02/1874

Area:

Kerguelen, Kerguelen Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Lands (South)

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.07

Decimal Longitude:

71.37

Gear:

Dredge

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

35.2°F

Notes:

2 parts. Previous name: Cucumaria serrata Theel var. intermedia Theel
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