Scientific name: Ophiothrix spiculata
Taxonomy: Kingdom Animalia → Phylum Echinodermata → Subphylum Asterozoa → Class Ophiuroidea → Subclass Myophiuroida → Infraclass Metophiurida → Superorder Ophintegrida → Order Amphilepidida → Suborder Gnathophiurina → Superfamily Ophiactoidea → Family Ophiotrichidae → Genus Ophiothrix
Locations: Eastern Pacific
Group: Marine Life → Invertebrates → Brittle Stars
These like to hide in rocks and crevices during the day, but their tentacles are often still visible.