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Brittle star

NHMUK-1939.2.2.8

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Licence:

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Scientific name:

Asteroschema rubrum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 January 1876 - 10 January 1876

Station:

310

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Genus:

Asteroschema

Species:

Asteroschema rubrum

Station/Area Information

Station:

310

Date collected:

10/01/1876

Area:

Sarmineto Channel, Queen Adelaide Archipelago, Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

400 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-51.46

Decimal Longitude:

-74.05

Surface Temperature:

50.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

46.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02589

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02013

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