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Brittle star

Brittle star
Brittle star
Invasive brittle star on octocoral host.
Invasive brittle star on octocoral host.
1,0 - 10 mm
Taxa: Ophiothela mirabilis
Expert: Carlos Renato R. Ventura, Gordon Hendler
Date: Dec. 20, 2005, 4:24 p.m.
Place: Farol dos Moleques, São Sebastião, SP, Brazil
Geolocation: S 23°49'42" W 45°24'46"
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2012 Hendler G, Migotto AE, Ventura CRR, Wilk L. Epizoic Ophiothela brittle stars have invaded the Atlantic. Coral Reefs(July), doi:10.1007/s00338-012-0936-6, url: