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Florometra serratissima  (Common Feather Star)

Photo of Florometra serratissima by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2066)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, SE Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Rocky subtidal pinnacles
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2066
Notes This amazing animal can swim by rapidly undulating its arms. This is the only shallow common crinoid found in the Eastern Pacific, although an unidentified stalked crinoid is often seen snagged by deepwater fishing gear in Alaska.

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