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Brittle star

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Scientific name:

Ophioplinthaca plicata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

15 July 1874 - 15 July 1874

Station:

171

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophioplinthaca

Species:

Ophioplinthaca plicata (Lyman)

Station/Area Information

Station:

171

Date collected:

15/07/1874

Area:

North of Kermadec Island, Kermadec Islands

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

600 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-28.55

Decimal Longitude:

-177.83

Surface Temperature:

66.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

39.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

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