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Brittle star

NHMUK-1956.10.2.71

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Scientific name:

Amphiophiura sculptilis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 October 1874 - 3 October 1874

Station:

195

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Genus:

Amphiophiura

Species:

Amphiophiura sculptilis

Station/Area Information

Station:

195

Date collected:

03/10/1874

Area:

Off Ceram, Banda Sea

Water body:

Banda Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

1425 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-4.35

Decimal Longitude:

129.12

Surface Temperature:

82°F

Bottom Temperature:

38°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02762

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0227

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