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Sea cucumber

NHMUK-1886.10.2.106

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Psolus ephippifer

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

7 February 1874 - 7 February 1874

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

151

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Family:

Psolidae

Genus:

Psolus

Species:

Psolus ephippifer Thomson

Station/Area Information

Station:

151

Date collected:

07/02/1874

Area:

Heard Islands, Australia

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

75 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.99

Decimal Longitude:

73.56

Surface Temperature:

36.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

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