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Sea star

NHMUK-1890.4.7.262

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Astropecten hermatophilus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 July 1873 - 2 July 1873

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

75

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Astropecten

Species:

Astropecten hermatophilus Sladen

Station/Area Information

Station:

75

Date collected:

02/07/1873

Area:

Near Azores, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.63

Decimal Longitude:

-28.48

Surface Temperature:

70°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

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