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Brittle star

NHMUK-1939.2.2.1

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Scientific name:

Gorgonocephalus chilensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

7 February 1874 - 7 February 1874

Station:

151

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Euryalida

Family:

Gorgonocephalidae

Genus:

Gorgonocephalus Leach, 1815

Species:

Gorgonocephalus chilensis (Philippi, 1858)

Synonyms:

Gorgonocephalus pourtalesii

Station/Area Information

Station:

151

Date collected:

07/02/1874

Area:

Heard Islands, Australia

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

75 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.99

Decimal Longitude:

73.56

Surface Temperature:

36.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

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