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NHMUK-1881.11.22.61

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Scientific name:

Histocidaris elegans

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

13 June 1874 - 13 June 1874

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

164B

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Cidaroida

Family:

Cidaridae

Genus:

Histocidaris Mortensen, 1903

Species:

Histocidaris elegans (A. Agassiz, 1879)

Station/Area Information

Station:

164B

Date collected:

13/06/1874

Area:

Off Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

950 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-34.22

Decimal Longitude:

151.63

Surface Temperature:

69°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Green mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02512

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