This species of brittlestar (Astroporpa annulata) is related to basketstars and lives clinging to soft corals. The white rings are made up of tiny hooklike spines to help it hang on and capture food. Image courtesy of Project Oceanica.
WOW !!! Sanibel. For east coast Britty BrieBrie who won't see seashells by the sea shore for sure...for a long time. Suckaaa!
My kind of sandman
La bellezza della natura - #natura - by Dielle Web e Grafica