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Sea pen

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Scientific name:

Pteroeides esperi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

30 January 1875 - 30 January 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

212

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Cnidaria

Class:

Anthozoa

Order:

Pennatulacea

Family:

Pennatulidae

Genus:

Pteroeides Herklots, 1858

Species:

Pteroeides esperi Herklots, 1858

Station/Area Information

Station:

212

Date collected:

30/01/1875

Area:

Off Malanipa Island, Basilan Strait, Philippines

Water body:

Celebes Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

10-20 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

6.90

Decimal Longitude:

122.30

Surface Temperature:

83°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge & Trawl

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

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