HMS Challenger
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Sea cucumber

NHMUK-1886.10.2.161

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Holothuria othuria spinifera

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 January 1875 - 17 January 1875

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

208

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Order:

Aspidochirotida

Family:

Holothuriidae

Genus:

Holothuria Linnaeus, 1767

Subgenus:

Holothuria othuria

Species:

Holothuria othuria spinifera Theel

Station/Area Information

Station:

208

Date collected:

17/01/1875

Area:

West of Panay Island, Philippine Island

Water body:

Visayan Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

18 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

11.62

Decimal Longitude:

123.52

Surface Temperature:

81°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Notes:

According to the catalogue it is from the Philippines
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