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Deep-sea brisingid
Image ID: 29342
Common Name: Deep-sea brisingid
Scientific Name: Not available
Location: East Pacific Rise, 2.5 kilometres deep
Description: Balboa, Panama Close-up of the arm of a filter feeding, deep-sea starfish. Note the needle-like points at the tips of the spines, a effective defense against many predators.
Keywords: Brisingid seastar, deep-sea starfish, spines, filter feeder, Echinodermata, Asteroidea, Brisingidae
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