Image ID:29342
Common Name:Deep-sea brisingid
Scientific Name:Not available
Description:Balboa, Panama Close-up of the arm of a filter feeding, deep-sea starfish. Note the needle-like points at the tips of the spines, a effective defense against many predators.
Location:East Pacific Rise, 2.5 kilometres deep
Keywords:Brisingid seastar, deep-sea starfish, spines, filter feeder, Echinodermata, Asteroidea, Brisingidae