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  • Invertebrate Zoology AST-4547 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Asterias forbesi
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • Quahog Bay
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest: United States: Maine
  • [no verbatim date data] (1870-01-01 - 1930-12-31)
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Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
Animalia Echinodermata Asteroidea Forcipulatida Asteriidae Asterias forbesi
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Maine
Specific Locality: Quahog Bay
Verbatim Locality: Quahog Bay, Maine
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 43.807332° -69.9178° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3182 m
Murat Recevik; 2021-04-26; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1870-01-01 - 1930-12-31)
BSNH Catalog Number: 114
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 3
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Jennifer Goldstein, 2021-10-26