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P2210475

Observed: 21st February 2011 By: Tiggywinkles
P2210475
Description:

Two Brittle starfish with body disc of 2cm in diameter and 5 legs about 4cm in lenght. Sandy brownish in colour with a sort of flower pattern on body.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

ChrisMcA's picture

I'm sure it's Ophiura ophiura

I'm sure it's Ophiura ophiura

dejayM's picture

Swichcraft

I agree with Chris, though would like to see the underside.
I have agreed to Mike's and so the Group has changed (from Other Organisms) with Likely. 'Amazing!
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ChrisMcA's picture

I specifically avoided agreeing this

As I'm sure it's Ophiura ophiura. K frequently ID'd negatively when unfamiliar with something.
See,eg http://www.ispotnature.org/node/647543 & http://www.european-marine-life.org/30/photo-ophiura-ophiura-ml37.php

dejayM's picture

Noted

Yes, I'd noticed that...It'll be difficult to switch Likely there being only two of us actively involved in the post.
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