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11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An unknown species of tropical Pacific brittlestar (Ophiothrix sp.) crawls across a Pincushion seastar (Culcita sp.) in northern Indonesia. Brittlestars are echinoderms, related to seastars, urchins,

An unknown species of tropical Pacific brittlestar (Ophiothrix sp.) crawls across a Pincushion seastar (Culcita sp.) in northern Indonesia. Brittlestars are echinoderms, related to seastars, urchins, crinoids, and sea cucumbers.

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Date Taken: 12.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2013
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Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Ethan Daniels