Image of the Day: Brittle Star
Image of the Day: Brittle Star
This marine animal looks like a sea star, but don’t be fooled.
Image of the Day: Brittle Star
Image of the Day: Brittle Star

This marine animal looks like a sea star, but don’t be fooled.

This marine animal looks like a sea star, but don’t be fooled.

echinoderms
Proposed Deep-Sea Mining Zone Harbors Previously Unknown Species
Proposed Deep-Sea Mining Zone Harbors Previously Unknown Species
Catherine Offord | Oct 17, 2019
The discovery of ancient clades of brittle stars at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean adds to concerns that commercial exploitation of the area could destroy numerous taxa before they’ve even been identified.
Starfish in the Deep Sea Can See
Starfish in the Deep Sea Can See
Abby Olena | Feb 6, 2018
A study of 13 starfish species reveals that even animals that live at depths where sunlight doesn’t reach have functioning eyes.