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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
Camera: Olympus SP550 Ultra Zoom
License: © All rights reserved
Marine Animal: Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) suensoni, Lütken, 1856
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
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