HMS Challenger
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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1881.11.22.87

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Prionechinus forbesianus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 July 1873 - 24 July 1873

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

173

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Camarodonta

Family:

Temnopleuridae

Genus:

Prionechinus

Species:

Prionechinus forbesianus (A. Agassiz)

Station/Area Information

Station:

173

Date collected:

24/07/1874

Area:

Fiji Islands: off Matuku, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

309-315 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-19.16

Decimal Longitude:

179.70

Surface Temperature:

76°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

Notes:

This species could not be found on www.marinespecies.org
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