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Sea star

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Scientific name:

Luidia hardwickii

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

9 September 1874 - 9 September 1874

Type status:

Type

Station:

187

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Family:

Luidiidae

Genus:

Luidia

Species:

Luidia hardwickii (Gray)

Station/Area Information

Station:

187

Date collected:

09/09/1874

Area:

Torres Strait, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

6-8 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.60

Decimal Longitude:

141.92

Surface Temperature:

77.7°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02428

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