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  • Invertebrate Zoology AST-1759 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Asterias rubens
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • Halifax
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest: Canada: Nova Scotia
  • [no verbatim date data] (1850-01-01 - 1878-03-18)
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Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Echinodermata Asteroidea Forcipulatida Asteriidae Asterias rubens
Identified by [no agent data] on 2021-09-21
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: fide WoRMS. Originally ID'ed as Asterias vulgaris.
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Canada
State/Province: Nova Scotia
Specific Locality: Halifax
Verbatim Locality: Nova Scotia, Halifax
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 44.641207° -63.577341° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 10650 m
Adam J. Baldinger; 2020-05-28; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Marine locality.
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1850-01-01 - 1878-03-18)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 40
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Jennifer Goldstein, 2021-09-23
age class: young
  [no agent data]