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Sea star

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Scientific name:

Astropecten pectinatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 April 1874 - 2 April 1874

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

162

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Astropecten

Species:

Astropecten pectinatus Sladen

Station/Area Information

Station:

162

Date collected:

02/04/1874

Area:

Off East Moncoeur Island, Bass Strait, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

57

Depth (Fathoms):

38-40 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-39.18

Decimal Longitude:

146.62

Surface Temperature:

63.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Shelly sand

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