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Sea star

NHMUK-1890.5.7.315-317

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Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Psilaster acuminatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 June 1874 - 24 June 1874

Type status:

Lectotype;Paralectotype

Station:

167

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Psilaster

Species:

Psilaster acuminatus Sladen

Station/Area Information

Station:

167

Date collected:

24/06/1874

Area:

Northwest of South Island, New Zealand

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-39.53

Decimal Longitude:

171.80

Surface Temperature:

58.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

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