HMS Challenger
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Sea cucumber

NHMUK-1886.10.2.12

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Licence:

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Scientific name:

Protankyra challengeri

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 August 1874 - 3 August 1874

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

174

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Family:

Synaptinae

Genus:

Protankyra

Species:

Protankyra challengeri (Theel)

Station/Area Information

Station:

174

Date collected:

03/08/1874

Area:

Off Kandavu, Fiji Islands, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

140 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-19.10

Decimal Longitude:

178.24

Surface Temperature:

77°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

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