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Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Scientific name: Ophiothrix spiculata
Common name: Spiny Brittle Star
Locations: Eastern Pacific
Group: Marine LifeInvertebratesBrittle Stars

These like to hide in rocks and crevices during the day, but their tentacles are often still visible.

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Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Close up of body
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
This one has a tiny brittle star crawling on it (Brittle star inception!)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
Ophiothrix spiculata (Spiny Brittle Star)
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