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  • Invertebrate Zoology AST-1383 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Asterias rubens
  • unknown (dry)
  • Halifax
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest: Canada: Nova Scotia
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1878-01-01)
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Identifications
Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Echinodermata Asteroidea Forcipulatida Asteriidae Asterias rubens
Identified by [no agent data] on 2020-05-28
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Asterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866
Animalia Echinodermata Asteroidea Forcipulatida Asteriidae Asterias vulgaris
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Citations
Weber 1968, Page 64, Voucher of Asterias vulgaris
Appendix 1
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Canada
State/Province: Nova Scotia
Specific Locality: Halifax
Verbatim Locality: Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 44.352239° -62.918848° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 94269 m
Penny Benson; 2018-06-12; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced off the coast of Nova Scotia
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1878-01-01)
Collectors
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
unknown (dry) unknown unknown 21