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Sea star

NHMUK-1890.5.7.436

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Scientific name:

Rosaster bipunctus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 March 1875 - 10 March 1875

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

219

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Family:

Goniasteridae

Genus:

Rosaster

Species:

Rosaster bipunctus Sladen

Station/Area Information

Station:

219

Date collected:

10/03/1875

Area:

Admiralty Islands

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-1.90

Decimal Longitude:

146.66

Surface Temperature:

84°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02203

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