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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3035 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiophiura penichra
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiura penichra
  • Japan, South of Hokkaido Island
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest
  • October 2, 1906
  • BerkeleyMapper
Amphiophiura penichra (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Amphiophiura penichra
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiura penichra H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiuridae Ophiura penichra
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1911
Clark 1911, Page 84, Paratype of Ophiura penichra

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
Specific Locality: Japan, South of Hokkaido Island
Verbatim Locality: Japan, Hokkaido Island
Collecting Method: Lucas sounding machine; 9 foot Agassiz beam trawl
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 175 fms
Coordinates: 42° 2´ 40´´ N 142° 36´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-10-02; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: October 2, 1906
USFC Steamer Albatross
station number: 5038
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) fair (broken arms) in collection 3