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Sea cucumber

NHMUK-1886.10.2.144

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Licence:

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Scientific name:

Pseudostichopus mollis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 December 1873 - 26 December 1873

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

144A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Family:

Synallactidae

Genus:

Pseudostichopus

Species:

Pseudostichopus mollis Theel

Station/Area Information

Station:

144A

Date collected:

26/12/1873

Area:

Off Marion Island, South Africa

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

50-74 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.80

Decimal Longitude:

37.83

Surface Temperature:

41°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

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