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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1879.1.2.112

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Coelopleurus longicollis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 October 1874 - 26 October 1874

Type status:

Paratype

Station:

201

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Arbacioida

Family:

Arbaciidae

Genus:

Coelopleurus

Species:

Coelopleurus longicollis Agassiz and Clark

Station/Area Information

Station:

201

Date collected:

26/10/1874

Area:

Entrance from the Sulu Sea into the Basilan Strait, about 7 miles West of Mindanao Island and to the N.W. of Caldera Point.

Water body:

Celebes Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

82-102 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

7.05

Decimal Longitude:

121.80

Surface Temperature:

83°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Stones and gravel

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02167

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