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Sea star

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Scientific name:

Leptychaster antarcticus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 January 1874 - 3 January 1874

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

148

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Leptychaster

Species:

Leptychaster antarcticus Sladen

Station/Area Information

Station:

148

Date collected:

03/01/1874

Area:

Crozet Island, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

210 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.78

Decimal Longitude:

51.62

Surface Temperature:

41°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Hard ground

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