HMS Challenger
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Sea cucumber

NHMUK-1886.10.2.134

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Stichopus challengeri

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 January 1874 - 3 January 1874

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

148A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Family:

Stichopodidae

Genus:

Stichopus

Species:

Stichopus challengeri Theel

Station/Area Information

Station:

148A

Date collected:

03/01/1874

Area:

Crozet Island, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

550 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.88

Decimal Longitude:

51.87

Surface Temperature:

41°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Hard ground, shells and gravel

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02683

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