Suenson's Brittle Star Photo in 2017-09-12 by Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael


Suenson's Brittle Star Photo in 2017-09-12 by Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael

Suenson's brittle star photo information

Which additional information can I have about Suenson's brittle star photo? Below, you will find additional information given by the author and the related information of this photo.

  • Title: Suenson's brittle star

  • Photographer: Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael

  • Taken on: 2017-09-12 19:11:00

  • Uploaded on: 2018-02-25 07:40:10

  • Views: 486

  • Camera: Olympus SP550 Ultra Zoom

  • License: © All rights reserved

  • Marine Animal: Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) suensoni, Lütken, 1856 

  • Diving Site: Bari's Reef, Bonaire, Netherlands

  • Business: No business associated

  • Photo description: This sea star has a small central disc which is clearly demarcated from the five long thin arms. The arms can be up to 12 cm long and the disc 2 cm in diameter. The aboral surface of the disc is covered with scales which are ornamented with long spines. The arms are cylindrical in cross section and the surface of the lateral scales bear long, sharp, transparent spines. There is a purple, deep red or black stripe running the length of the aboral surface of each arm. The colour of this brittle star is variable, being pale mauve, pink, yellow or red, and often the arms are a different hue from the disc. Olympus XZ-1

  • Tags:

Do you like Suenson's brittle star photo? Share it with your friends on social medias!

Contests in which the Suenson's brittle star photo is competing

Which are the different contests Suenson's brittle star photo is participating or has participated in? Below, you will find the underwater photo contests in which the Suenson's brittle star photo has participated or is participating. If the contest is still ongoing don’t wait any longer to vote for this photo!

The photo isn't participating in any contest

Comments

Do you like Suenson's brittle star photo? Do you have any questions? Leave a comment!

Marine species Identification

All marine species appearing on photos can be identified: either by the users or specialists.

There are no validations or suggestion made so far. Login or register and be the first to make one!

More Photos of Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) suensoni species

How can I see more photos of Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) suensoni marine species? Below, you will find more photos of Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) suensoni. To see all the photos of Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) suensoni species click on “See all”.

See All