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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1189 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis profundi
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiactis profundi
  • NE of Malpalo Island
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southeast: Colombia
  • March 5, 1891
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Ophiactis profundi Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis profundi
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 140, Syntype of Ophiactis profundi
plate VI figs 4-6
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
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Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Colombia
Specific Locality: NE of Malpalo Island
General Habitat: Rocky bottom
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 899 fms
Coordinates: 4° 3´ 0´´ N 81° 31´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1891-03-05; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: March 5, 1891
USFC Steamer Albatross
station number: 3380
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor in collection 2