Deep-Sea Echinoderms of New Zealand
Goniocidaris Agassiz & Desor, 1847 — Goniocidaris umbraculum Hutton
Goniocidaris Agassiz & Desor, 1847
Goniocidaris umbraculum Hutton
- Hutton, F. W., 1879. Cat. Echin. N.Z., p. 10.
Material Examined: Thirty individuals, from the following deep-water hauls: 250–300 fathoms, Cook Strait, VUZ Station 53, 1 specimen; 200–300 fathoms, Cook Strait, VUZ Station 51, 2 specimens; 50–200 fathoms, Cook Strait, VUZ Station 54, 22 specimens.
The species has previously been recorded as ranging from Cook Strait to Foveaux Strait, at depths of 40–60 fathoms (see Fell 1954, pp. 40–41).