Deep-Sea Echinoderms of New Zealand
Echinaster Mueller & Troschel, 1840 — Echinaster farquhari Benham
Echinaster Mueller & Troschel, 1840
Echinaster farquhari Benham
- Benham, W. B., 1909. Rec. Cant. Mus. 1 (2) p. 98–100, Pl. VIII.
Material Examined: Two deep-water specimens, one of them from 330 fathoms, the other from 290 fathoms, from Stations 41 and 59 respectively, of the Chatham Islands 1954 Expedition.
Remarks: Other specimens have recently been taken by F. Abernethy on the Cook Strait shelf. The species has, until now, been known only from Benham's holotype specimen, from Otago, 18–28 fathoms.