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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3117 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiopholis brachyactis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiopholis brachyactis
  • Japan, Fukui, Honshu Island, Anto Saki
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest
  • 23 Jul 1906
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Ophiopholis brachyactis H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiopholis brachyactis
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1911, Page 117, Paratype of Ophiopholis brachyactis

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, Fukui, Honshu Island, Anto Saki
Verbatim Locality: From Nanao, Hondo, Japan, To Isuruga, Hondo, Japan., O Shima (Off Ando Zaki), N. 80d E., 8.5 Miles
Collecting Method: Lucas sounding machine; 9 foot Albatross-Blake beam trawl
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 79 fms
Coordinates: 36° 13´ 40´´ N 135° 56´ 30´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-07-23; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 23 Jul 1906
USFC Steamer Albatross
station number: 4833
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1