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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2989 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella platydisca
  • fragment (dry); whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiozona platydisca
  • Wakayama, Kii Strait, Shirahama, South of
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Sea of Japan
  • 28 Aug 1906
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Ophiozonella platydisca (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella platydisca
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiozona platydisca H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona platydisca
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1911, Page 34, Paratype of Ophiozona platydisca

North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
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Media Details
North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: Sea of Japan
Specific Locality: Wakayama, Kii Strait, Shirahama, South of
Verbatim Locality: From Kobe, Japan To Yokohama, Japan., Hiro Misaki Lt., N. 20d W., 18.5 Miles.;
Collecting Method: Lucas sounding machine; 9 foot Agassiz beam trawl
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 191 fms
Coordinates: 33° 35´ 20´´ N 135° 10´ 50´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-08-28; Source: unknown
Coordinate Remarks: U.S. Hydrographic Office 2248 published Sept 1905
Collecting Date: 28 Aug 1906
USFC Steamer Albatross
station number: 4965
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (dry) unknown being processed 1 removed for SEM by Tania Pineda-Enriquez (sample 346) - Arm segment: proximal 2 to 4 seg
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 2 arms broken