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Image ID: 29557
Common Name: Starfish
Scientific Name: Odontaster validus
Location: McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
Description: Group of red starfish, Odontaster validus, feeding on the shallow seafloor under the sea ice near Ross Island, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. The temperature of the seawater is minus 1.8 degrees Celsius, the freezing point of seawater.
Keywords: Starfish, Odontaster validus, echinoderm, invertebrate, seafloor, Antarctica, Ross Island, McMurdo Sound, red, feeding
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