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Sea urchin

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Scientific name:

Tromikosoma uranus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

30 January 1873 - 30 January 1873

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

VI

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Echinothurioida

Family:

Echinothuriidae

Genus:

Tromikosoma Mortensen, 1903

Species:

Tromikosoma uranus (A. Agassiz, 1879)

Station/Area Information

Station:

VI

Date collected:

30/01/1873

Area:

South West of Portugal

Water body:

Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

1525 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

36.38

Decimal Longitude:

-11.30

Surface Temperature:

58°F

Bottom Temperature:

36°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

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