HMS Challenger
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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1881.11.22.172

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Pourtalesia laguncula

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

23 September 1874 - 23 September 1874

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

191

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Holasteroida

Family:

Pourtalesiidae

Genus:

Pourtalesia A. Agassiz, 1869

Species:

Pourtalesia laguncula A. Agassiz, 1879

Station/Area Information

Station:

191

Date collected:

23/09/1874

Area:

Off Aru Island, Indonesia

Water body:

Arafura Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

800 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-5.68

Decimal Longitude:

134.08

Surface Temperature:

82.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

39.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Green mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02158

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