Starfish

Description
This starfish is part of the Sladen collection. The accompanying data states that the specimen was collected on the Challenger Expedition on 23/07/1873 at station 89 between Canary Is. and Cape Verde Is. (22018’N 2202’W). Depth 4389m. Surface temp. 23.00C. Bottom temp. 2.50C.
Accession Loan No.
263/1903/I/163/2
Collection Class
Echinoderms
Common Name
starfish
Simple Name
starfish
Full Name
ECHINODERMATA; STELLEROIDEA; Asteroidea; Paxillosida; Astropectinidae; Lonchotaster tartareus Sladen
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Phylum
ECHINODERMATA
Family
ASTROPECTINIDAE
Genus
Lonchotaster
Species
tartareus

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