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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1904.12.2.19-20

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Scientific name:

Microcyphus zigzag

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 April 1874 - 2 April 1874

Station:

162

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Camarodonta

Family:

Temnopleuridae

Genus:

Microcyphus L. Agassiz, in Agassiz & Desor, 1846

Species:

Microcyphus zigzag L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846

Station/Area Information

Station:

162

Date collected:

02/04/1874

Area:

Off East Moncoeur Island, Bass Strait, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

57

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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