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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3131 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis brachygenys
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiactis brachygenys
  • Kochi: SW of Shikoku Island, Okino Island
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan
  • August 23, 1906
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Identifications
Ophiactis brachygenys H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis brachygenys
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1911, Page 135, Paratype of Ophiactis brachygenys
 
Media of type text, Clark 1911. Description: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
Country: Japan
Specific Locality: Kochi: SW of Shikoku Island, Okino Island
Verbatim Locality: Kochi, Japan: SW of Shikoku Island, Okino Island
Collecting Method: Lucas sounding machine; 9 foot Agassiz beam trawl
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 437 fms
Coordinates: 32° 36´ 0´´ N 132° 23´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-08-23; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross - and original label
Collecting Date: August 23, 1906
Identifiers
station number: 4957
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair, arms broken in collection 1