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NHMUK-1890.5.7.291-293

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Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Astropecten zebra

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 September 1874 - 8 September 1874

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

186

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Astropecten

Species:

Astropecten zebra Sladen

Station/Area Information

Station:

186

Date collected:

08/09/1874

Area:

Cape York, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

8-10 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.50

Decimal Longitude:

142.30

Surface Temperature:

77.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

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