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Ophioscolex corynetes  (Fleshy Brittle Star)

Photo of Ophioscolex corynetes by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #44894)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Chatham Strait, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Cobble and mud mixed bottom, below 500 meters
Photo Date May 23, 2013 Upload Date July 16, 2013
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 44894
Notes The disk of this species is gelatinous and fragile. Several specimens had lost most of the disk, and I assumed they were a seperate species until closer examination.

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