HMS Challenger
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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1881.11.22.176

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Scientific name:

Brisaster moseleyi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 January 1876 - 8 January 1876

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

309

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Spatangoida

Family:

Schizasteridae

Genus:

Brisaster Gray, 1855

Species:

Brisaster moseleyi (A. Agassiz, 1881) 

Station/Area Information

Station:

309

Date collected:

08/01/1876

Area:

Trinidad Channel, Straits of Magellan, Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

40 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-50.93

Decimal Longitude:

-74.25

Surface Temperature:

50.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

47°F

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02

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