Black Brittle Star

Echinoderm 3: Black Brittle Star

Black Brittle Star
Black Brittle Star

Black Brittle Star Brittle stars are closely  related to starfish, they are also known as serpent stars”. Found  many of them in the shallow water, rocks, crevasses, holes, and grasses. Their whip-like  arms were flexible and are used for locomotion.

 

 

Location: Sta. Maria/ Class: Ophiuroidea/ Species: Ophiocoma sp.  

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